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James Goodnow - Fennemore Craig


James Goodnow
DIRECTOR




Plaintiff attorney James Goodnow, a Harvard Law grad, has been described as a “brilliant advocate” who is “dedicated to his clients.”1 His results and innovations have been covered byThe Wall Street JournalUSA TodayABC NewsCBS NewsFox NewsForbes, The ABA Journal, The Arizona Republic and more. He has first-chaired or co-first chaired hundreds of cases to successful resolution and helped his clients recover tens of millions of dollars. 

He has received countless awards and accolades.  Newsweek showcased Goodnow as one of “20 Leaders” among “Plaintiffs' Trial Lawyers” in the United States.  The National Trial Lawyers selected Goodnow for inclusion in its “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list. North Valley Magazine featured him as one of the top four personal injury attorneys in the Valley. The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys selected him for the “Top 10 Attorney Award, Under the Age of 40,” and he has been named to “40 Under 40” lists by the The Phoenix Business Journal, the American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers. He has been named a Legal Network “top attorney” and a SuperLawyers®“Rising Star.”  

Goodnow is considered an industry leader by other attorneys. He has an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell. U.S. News & World Report ranked Goodnow and his colleague Marc Lamber’s plaintiff personal injury practice in the number one tier in Phoenix based on attorney survey and review. He has earned a perfect 10/10 Avvo rating and a “Lead Counsel” rating based on input from peer attorneys. 

He has been recognized for his creative approaches to the law. In a cover story, The ABA Journal -- the official publication of the American Bar Association -- named him one of “America's Techiest Lawyers.” iPad maker, Apple, selected him as the first lawyer ever to be featured in one of its global commercials, and it also ran a profile piece on the innovative ways Goodnow and his colleagues have used technology in the law on Apple.com.  

Goodnow is deeply committed to his community. As a father of two, he has donated his time to helping create, draft and pass legislation aimed at saving the lives of children. He is an active member of his church. He volunteers his time at The Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, where he has also served as a board member. Within his firm, he helps new lawyers hone their trial skills as co-chair of the firm’s Advocacy Training Program. Every year he handles countless cases on behalf of victims pro-bono, and he has been selected and served pro-bono as a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore. 

Read more about the plaintiff catastrophic injury and wrongful death practice that Goodnow and Lamber have developed at Fennemore Craig at: http://lambergoodnow.com.

 

1Source: Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviews



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James Goodnow
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In The News

April 17, 2014
Wall Street Journal | Glass Action: Google Glass Chronicles Personal Injury Struggles [ARTICLE]

November 22, 2013
Phoenix Firm Gets Love From Apple | Phoenix Business Journal [NEWS]

November 14, 2013
InBusiness Magazine | Law Firm’s Dynamic Use of iPad® Continues to Catch Apple’s Attention [NEWS]

January 31, 2013
Cronkite News | Yvonne Hunter: Bill requries school buses to use lights, stop signs on private roads [NEWS]

April 26, 2012
Forty-one Fennemore Craig attorneys named to Southwest Super Lawyers list [NEWS]

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January 31, 2013
Cronkite News | Yvonne Hunter: Bill requries school buses to use lights, stop signs on private roads [NEWS]

April 26, 2012
Forty-one Fennemore Craig attorneys named to Southwest Super Lawyers list [NEWS]

April 12, 2012
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow get innovative creating The New Legal Pad [NEWS]

March 28, 2012
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow are featured in the ABA Journal Tech Report article on "12 of America's Techiest Lawyers" [NEWS]

February 22, 2012
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow's innovative client service with iPads recognized [NEWS]

January 5, 2012
Fennemore Craig names seven new partners [NEWS]

December 31, 2011
James Goodnow explains party host liability [NEWS]

December 26, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow featured as Newsweek's Nationwide Top Attorneys [NEWS]

November 11, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow featured in Attorney At Law Magazine [NEWS]

August 22, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow featured in Newsweek [NEWS]

July 8, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow spotlighted for their innovative approach to serving clients [NEWS]

July 6, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow featured in USA Today regarding their use of iPads [NEWS]

April 7, 2011
Fennemore Craig lawyer James Goodnow appointed to the board of the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired [NEWS]

March 23, 2011
Attorney James Goodnow Discusses Innovative "Red Phone" Communication Technology for Clients [NEWS]

February 18, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow featured for use of "red phone" [NEWS]

February 1, 2011
Marc Lamber and James Goodnow spotlighted for use of technology [NEWS]

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April 18, 2014
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April 14, 2014
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April 1, 2014
Cathy Reece Selected as The M&A Advisor’s 2014 Legal Advisor of the Year [NEWSLETTER]

March 25, 2014
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