• 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 featured in national TV and print media.
  • Community Goodnow is the founder of the Kidney Challenge.

Media Clips

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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:
  • Regular appearances in 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)

Co-author, Arizona Tort Law Handbook, which provides an overview and analysis of the laws that govern and control the majority of all civil lawsuits (published by the State Bar of Arizona)

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