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We promote a mentorship-minded culture that transcends the stereotypical transactional relationship between associates and partners — but don’t just take our word for it. Hear from some of our lawyers on how mentorship at Goodwin has supported them throughout their careers, and read on to find out how you can use the power of mentorship yourself to guide you on your professional journey.

Career Development

Your route into law is personal and unique to you. That is why we put a premium on career development. Our dedicated Attorney Development team provides support, guidance, feedback, and encouragement at every phase of your professional growth, while our Learning & Professional Development team provides programming like core development activities and practice area-specific trainings to further your professional learning.

Want more personalized support? The firm’s Coaching@Goodwin program offers confidential, one-on-one coaching to help firm lawyers and senior professional staff achieve their career goals.


Mentorship is an essential and mutually beneficial part of your career development, whether you are a mentee or a mentor, or both. We create opportunities for mentoring relationships through interactive staffing protocols, formal mentoring relationships for all, hands-on training programs, retreats and meetings, and more.

Hear from our lawyers about the power of mentorship and how it has helped shape their professional journeys.

Mentorship in One Word


Read our blogs to learn more about Goodwin and our take on key career topics.