James Goodnow - Lawyer, Commentator, Community
  • Lawyer Goodnow is a shareholder at one of the largest and oldest law firms in the U.S.
  • Commentator Goodnow is a legal and political commentator for national media.
  • Author Goodnow is the co-author of the forthcoming book Motivating Millennials.

Media Clips

  • James Goodnow writes for Forbes about how President Trump’s justice picks will impact business.

  • Legal and political commentator James Goodnow gives ABC News insight on the challenges of prosecuting Jeff Sessions.

  • On NBC News, James Goodnow analyzes the legal complexities of Trump’s brands during his presidency.

  • Millennial expert James Goodnow writes in Forbes about how business leaders can attract and motivate Gen Y.

  • James Goodnow offers legal insight on President Trump’s revised travel ban for ABC News.

  • CNBC consults James Goodnow about the legal aspects of wearable medical health devices.

  • James Goodnow lands on the cover of The American Lawyer in a feature that spotlights the Millennial’s meteoric rise in the law.

  • James Goodnow featured in The Washington Post on how strategic negotiation tactics may lead to a better seat on a plane

  • James Goodnow is interviewed by Forbes about how Millennials can successfully change jobs in 2017.

  • James Goodnow tells the Wall Street Journal how he uses Google Glass to present evidence in court.

  • James Goodnow gives Forbes readers advice on successful negotiation strategies.

  • James Goodnow tells the Wall Street Journal how he uses Google Glass to present evidence in court.

  • James Goodnow is interviewed by CNBC about insider hacking and identity theft.

  • USA Today spotlights James Goodnow’s innovative use of technology to connect with clients and build convincing cases.

  • The Washington Post features a major case represented by James Goodnow.

  • James Goodnow gives introverts winning strategies for negotiating in this U.S. News & World Report story.

  • James Goodnow discusses a significant court case with People magazine.

  • Inc. magazine highlights how James Goodnow spearheaded content marketing in the legal profession.

  • James Goodnow discusses a high-profile Arizona case with Fox News.

  • James Goodnow analyzes the FBI’s decision on the Clinton email controversy for Fox News.

  • Entrepreneur talks to James Goodnow about the Millennial business generation technique of search engine optimization.

  • James Goodnow comments on free speech rights in travel review sites in this Huffington Post article.

  • James Goodnow advises Millennials to invest now so they can retire at 65 in this USA Today feature.

  • James Goodnow and his team are among the first personal injury attorneys nationwide to offer virtual reality, writes Vocativ.

  • Apple selects James Goodnow as the first lawyer to be featured in its promotions, thanks to his team’s paperless, iPad-focused approach.

  • James Goodnow analyzes a Clinton-Trump debate in a roundtable discussion on 12 News.

  • James Goodnow featured in the productivity issue of iPhone Life Magazine highlighting his favorite apps and gear

  • James Goodnow featured in Arizona Business Magazine for use of technology in law

  • Marc Lamber and James Goodnow highlighted in Arizona Attorney Magazine on some of the annoying idiosyncrasies of our beloved profession.

  • James Goodnow tells The Washington Post about free speech issues surrounding negative online travel reviews.

  • James Goodnow comments on a major case in the news for Inside Edition.

  • James Goodnow provides analysis of Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • James Goodnow weighs in on defamation and free speech issues surrounding Arizona’s vicious sheriff election race.

  • James Goodnow remarks on a controversial case for CBS News.

  • Political and legal analyst James Goodnow weighs in on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

  • James Goodnow and his team lend iPads to clients to streamline communication, says the Financial Post.

  • The Los Angeles Times features a major case represented by James Goodnow.

  • James Goodnow offers 12 News insight into the legal complexities of photo radar.

  • James Goodnow considers the legal pitfalls of hoverboards for the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

  • James Goodnow comments on the national discussion simmering around a high-profile case.

  • James Goodnow comments on a freeway shooting case for ABC 15 Arizona.

  • Marketwatch highlights James Goodnow’s advice to Millennials about investing.

  • James Goodnow considers the possibility of lawyers using Amazon Echo evidence in murder trials.

  • James Goodnow explains how he uses 3-D printing to provide tangible evidence in product liability cases.

  • James Goodnow advises parents on dangerous toys for ABC 15 Arizona.

  • James Goodnow is spotlighted by Forbes.

  • James Goodnow remarks on the lack of government safety regulations at water parks for AZ Family.

  • The Christian Science Monitor features a high-profile case represented by James Goodnow.

  • James Goodnow’s surprising use of iPad videos is highlighted in this Above the Law series.

  • James Goodnow’s use of iPads, Google Voice and apps lands him on another cover of Attorney at Law Magazine.

  • James Goodnow gives Vegas Inc. a Millennial’s perspective on saying “no” at work.

  • James Goodnow navigates the tricky waters of restraining orders and social media communication.

  • James Goodnow reveals how his team is harnessing data to improve client relations and win cases in this InformationWeek article.

  • Above the Law launches a four-part series showcasing James Goodnow and his team’s use of technology in litigation.

  • James Goodnow offers businesses insight into the physical and legal hazards of hoverboards.

  • James Goodnow investigates the legal challenges of the Internet of Things on InformationWeek.

  • James Goodnow comments on the controversy of speed cameras.

  • James Goodnow discusses how Apple Watch has improved his communication with injured clients.

  • James Goodnow warns businesses and consumers about a trendy but dangerous Halloween costume.

  • James Goodnow encourages law firms to incorporate wearables and other technology into their practices.

  • James Goodnow comments on squatter’s rights and how landowners can protect themselves.

  • James Goodnow champions blogging as a way to answer clients’ questions and anticipate future needs.

  • James Goodnow touts the benefits of Apple Watch in the courtroom.

  • James Goodnow’s tech savvy is highlighted in AZ Business magazine’s Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona feature.

  • James Goodnow weighs in on whether it’s disrespectful to send an associate to court.

  • James Goodnow is interviewed about Millennials’ changing views on wedding spending.

  • James Goodnow is named one of America’s Techiest Lawyers for his pioneering use of augmented reality.

  • Newsweek showcases James Goodnow as one of its “20 Leaders: Plaintiffs’ Trial Lawyers.”

  • James Goodnow and Marc Lamber are named #1 Personal Injury Legal Team in the U.S. by Attorney at Law magazine.

  • James Goodnow is spotlighted as one of Arizona’s most influential Millennial leaders in AZ Business.

  • James Goodnow explores the possibilities of virtual reality in the courtroom for The Litigation Daily.

  • James Goodnow utilizes cutting-edge technology to better serve clients, writes Attorney at Law Magazine.

  • The Harvard Law Bulletin announces Harvard graduate James Goodnow’s promotion to partner at Fennemore Craig.

Bio

James Goodnow

Legal background:
  • Shareholder, Fennemore Craig (one of the 200 largest law firms in the US).
  • Member of firm’s Management Committee, the firm’s senior leadership team.
Education:
  • Harvard Law School, JD
  • Santa Clara University, BS (graduated first in class)
  • Brophy College Preparatory
Media experience:
  • Legal/political commentator for national broadcast and print media.
  • Co-founder of LegalCommentator.com.
Accolades:
  • Newsweek: one of “20 Leaders” among “Plaintiffs’ Trial Lawyers” in the United States
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers list
  • ABA Journal: Named among “Techiest Lawyers in America”
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys: “Top 10 Attorney Award” (under age 40)
  • American Society of Legal Advocates: 40 under 40 list
  • National Trial Lawyers: 40 under 40 list
  • Legal Network: “Top Attorney”
  • SuperLawyers: Rising Star
  • Peer-Review Rating: AV-Preeminent (highest-possible rating)
Publications:
  • Motivating Millennials: Forthcoming in May 2017.  Learn more here.

Featured Articles