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Life Series

Life Series

Goodwin Procter’s Life Series program broadens your horizons and offers inspiration. We invite speakers who are passionately committed to their work to join us for a firm-wide lunch or breakfast presentation via videoconference to all of our offices. These sessions are well attended and receive strong positive feedback.

Recent Life Series speakers include:

  • U.S. Marine Corps Captain Nate Fick, author of "One Bullet Away", a New York Times Bestseller
  • Amy Chua, Yale Law School Professor and author of "World on Fire"
  • Jamie Heywood, a scientist who appeared on 60 Minutes and in the film So Much So Fast
  • Professor Andy Gordon, Chair of the Harvard College History Department and an expert on modern Japanese history, who is writing a book on Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka.


Past Life Series presentations featured:

  • A former director of the CIA
  • A leading expert on global warming
  • The leader of the first U.S. all-women team to climb Mt. Everest
  • A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist
  • An award-winning documentary filmmaker
  • A Harvard Medical School neurologist who is a leading researcher on the adolescent brain
  • A Yale economics professor who is an expert on innovation and entrepreneurship