James is a shareholder and member of Fennemore Craig’s Management Committee, the firm’s five-person leadership team. He practices in the area of catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation.
James has been featured on the cover of the American Lawyer, named one of “America’s Techiest Lawyers” in an ABA Journal cover story, and showcased as one of “20 leaders” among “plaintiff trial lawyers” in the US by Newsweek. James has also appeared on or been covered by CNN, CNBC, Good Morning America, Today, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, US News & World Report, Inc., Forbes, Apple.com, USA Today, Above the Law, Attorney at Law Magazine (cover story) and more. View additional media clips here.
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. James received a BS from Santa Clara University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa and graduated first in his class.
James is active in the community. As a father of two, he has worked on and supported legislation aimed at saving the lives of children. He is a board member of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona, and he is an active member of his church.
Learn more about the technology-based catastrophic injury and wrongful death practice Goodnow and his colleagues have developed here.
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