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Carl Metzger is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Group and leads the firm’s Risk Management & Insurance practice. His clients include both public and private companies, private equity and venture capital firms, and non-profit and educational institutions.

Mr. Metzger is recognized as an expert in advising boards of directors and senior officers on liability and risk management issues, as well as D&O insurance, indemnification and fiduciary duty issues. His experience includes securities litigation defense, financial fraud litigation, governmental and self-regulatory organization investigations, and complex business disputes.

Mr. Metzger has been elected as a Fellow to The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel. He continues to be recognized as a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer” and a New England “Super Lawyer” as published in Boston magazine. In 2014, Mr. Metzger was Lexology’s Client Choice Awards exclusive winner of the Insurance & Reinsurance category for Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Mr. Metzger was a partner at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston where he led the firm’s risk management and insurance practice area and was the litigation partner liaison to the Private Equity Group.

Throughout his career, Mr. Metzger has played leading roles in a variety of professional and civic organizations. He currently is a board member of the American Camp Association (New England) and the Squam Lakes Conservation Society. He also has served as co-chair of the American Bar Association's Subcommittee on Securities and the Internet, and editor of the American Bar Association's journal, Securities News.

Mr. Metzger writes and speaks nationally on litigation-related topics, and he has been quoted in such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Corporate Board Member Magazine, Business Insurance and CFO Magazine. He has made several appearances on The Directors Letter’s Boardroom Video Series to address board liability and governance issues.

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