John Haggerty

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

John Haggerty is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s nationally recognized REITs and Real Estate Capital Markets practice.

He works on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities by public companies, corporate governance, and other matters of general corporate and securities law.

Haggerty’s recent work includes representing: Essex Property Trust in connection with its $15.4 billion acquisition of BRE Properties, Inc., AvalonBay Communities, Inc. in connection with its $16 billion joint acquisition of Archstone Communities from Lehman Brothers and athenahealth, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Epocrates, Inc.

Haggerty received a J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1994, where he served as executive editor of the Boston College Law Review, and a B.A. from Bucknell University in 1991.