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James Goodnow - Fennemore Craig


James Goodnow
DIRECTOR




James Goodnow is a partner in the firm’s litigation section and member of Fennemore Craig’s five-person Management Committee. He handles catastrophic injury, wrongful death and technology-related legal matters. 

Goodnow has been recognized for his knowledge of technology and 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.” Tech giant Apple selected Goodnow as the first lawyer ever to be featured in one of its global commercials and profiled him and his colleagues on Apple.com. The Wall Street Journal wrote that “Goodnow, a partner in Fennemore” uses technology to help clients “buttress their cases” and “bolster their legal claims.” The Financial Times has lauded his “novel approach” to the law. 

He regularly appears in the media. Goodnow, his cases or both have been covered by CNN, NBC News, Today, ABC News, Good Morning America, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes and more. He also frequently offers legal commentary and analysis to the national and local media. (View select media clips below or at LegalCommentator.com.) 

Goodnow has received many awards and accolades. Newsweek showcased him 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. He has been recognized by SuperLawyers and named a Legal Network “top attorney.” His peers have given him the highest-possible Martindale peer-review rating: AV-Preeminent.

He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he participated in the Program on Negotiation. Building on this foundation, he presents regularly on advanced negotiation and leadership. Goodnow received a BS from Santa Clara University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa and graduated first in his class.

Goodnow is active in the 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 a board member of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona. He is an active member of his church. He has volunteered his time at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, where he has also served as a board member. Within the firm, he helps new lawyers hone their trial skills as co-chair of the firm’s Advocacy Training Program. He also chairs the firm’s Diversity and Retention Council. 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. 

He is admitted in Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Illinois and New York.

Read more about the technology-based catastrophic injury and wrongful death practice that Goodnow and attorney Marc Lamber have developed at Fennemore Craig here.

Goodnow live and in studio on CNN New Day: 

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Goodnow and Lamber appear on ABC’s Good Morning America:

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on CNN’s AC360 with Anderson Cooper.

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Goodnow featured in global Apple iPad for business commercial.

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Goodnow featured on HGTV’s House Hunters.

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Goodnow interviewed by CNBC about personal health data hacks. 

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Goodnow featured in The Washington Post

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Goodnow interviewed on CBS5 about world-record hopeful cyclist client.

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Goodnow interviewed on ABC 15 about social host responsibility.

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on Fox 10 about technology in the law.

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Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on ABC15 about high-profile case.

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Goodnow/Lamber case covered on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

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Goodnow interviewed by CBS 5 about social host liability.

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Goodnow/Lamber case covered on national CBS Evening News.

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Goodnow quoted in the Wall Street Journal.

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Goodnow covered by the Washington Post. 

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Goodnow quoted in People Magazine.

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Goodnow and Lamber covered by USA Today.

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Goodnow and Lamber quoted on Today.com.

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Goodnow and Lamber profiled on Apple.com.

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Goodnow and Lamber named two of America’s Techiest Lawyers by the ABA Journal. 

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Goodnow and Lamber named among “20 leaders” in US for plaintiff lawyers.

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Goodnow and Lamber on cover of Attorney at LawMagazine.

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Goodnow and Lamber on FoxNews.com (national).

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Goodnow and Lamber on CBSNews.com (national).

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Goodnow and Lamber featured in US News & World Report.

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Goodnow and Lamber on ABCNews.com.

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Goodnow and Lamber discuss DUI checkpoints on KTAR .

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Goodnow featured in CEO Blog Nation for expertise on technology in the law:

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Goodnow featured in a four-part series for Above the Law, one of the world’s most widely read online legal magazines, for technology and the law:

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Goodnow featured in the Street for Commentary on Apple Watch. 

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Goodnow featured in Information Week for article about implication of Big Data. 

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Goodnow featured in Newsweek. 

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Goodnow featured on KTAR discussing Invisible Kid safety hazard. 

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Goodnow featured on Fox 10 AZ discussing product liability issues. 

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Goodnow featured live in studio at 30 Rock on NBC4 New York. 

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Goodnow featured on KTAR discussing NFL "deflate-gate" scandal. 

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Goodnow featured on Inside Edition discussing high-profile case. 

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Goodnow provides legal analysis on ballistic evidence related to Arizona’s infamous “Freeway Shooter” case for ABC-15:

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Goodnow weighs in on legal ramifications of self-driving cars for WHDT World News:

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Goodnow is profiled in AZBusiness Magazine as an Influential Millennial:

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