• 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 discusses legal ramifications of “Old School” identity theft for CNBC.

  • 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 profiled in Forbes article about legal commentary and working with the media

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

  • James Goodnow provides commentary to U.S. News & World Report on negotiating  strategies for introverts.

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

  • James Goodnow provides commentary to CIO on strategic ways to prevent millennials from burning out in the workplace.

  • 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 on KTAR News discussing Brexit’s impact on the Arizona economy

  • James Goodnow spotlighted on Reflektive HR on the importance of one-on-one meetings in the workplace

  • James Goodnow interviewed by InformationWeek about the legal implications of certain types of wearable technology.

  • James Goodnow on ABC-15 urging consumers to know their legal rights when turning over a DNA sample to a genealogy company.

  • James Goodnow spotlighted on Accredited Schools Online in regard to scholarships available for students interested in pursuing a career in the law.

  • James Goodnow interviewed by BrandViews by Avvo on the importance of couples creating social media prenups.

  • James Goodnow analyses legal rights of defendants who demand to see FBI’s secret hacking tool for Computerworld.

  • James Goodnow weighs in on Apple’s new iPad Pro for CIO.

  • James Goodnow takes part in a roundtable featuring thought leaders in law firm management and finance for the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today.

  • James Goodnow provides legal analysis to 12-News on photo radar being turned back on in AZ.

  • James Goodnow discusses the legal implications of the media to sway the presidential election for THRILLIST.

  • James Goodnow interviewed by ABC-15 on Sheriff Arpaio’s immigration raids.

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

  • James Goodnow interviewed by TheBlaze about what cases might make their way to the US Supreme Court — and what's at stake.

  • James Goodnow profiled on Inc. on the importance of content marketing for law firms.

  • James Goodnow on MSN Money commenting on “Glance Journalism” and its potential impact on the Presidential election.

  • USA TODAY talks with Marc Lamber about a Pop Warner football settlement that could definitely change the landscape of youth sports.

  • James Goodnow quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald on mobile phone security.

  • James Goodnow featured on Insureon offering small business owners tips on how to avoid reputational damage claims.

  • James Goodnow interviewed by Law360 on when restraining orders cover social media.

  • Millennial attorney James Goodnow on the importance of saying ‘no’ at work for Las Vegas Magazine.

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


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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Motivating Millennials: Forthcoming in May 2017.  Learn more here.

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