|University ||Santa Clara University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2003|
|Law School||Harvard Law School, J.D., 2006|
|Admitted||2006, Arizona; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2009, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (inactive)|
James Goodnow, a Harvard Law grad, practices in the area of plaintiffs' catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation.* Newsweek showcased him as one of "20 Leaders" among "Plaintiffs' Trial Lawyers" in the United States. Attorney at Law Magazine named him and his colleague Marc Lamber the "#1 personal injury team in the U.S." He was part of the legal team that secured one of the largest verdicts in U.S. history: $410 million.
He has been featured in stories run by leading publications and news organizations around the world, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ABC News, USA Today, The Financial Post, The ABA Journal (in cover story, named one of "America's Techiest Lawyers"), and many more. He was featured on Apple.com for innovative uses of the iPad.
He has achieved the highest possible peer-review rating: AV Preeminent. Opposing attorneys call him a "leader in litigation" who "has an extraordinary ability to grasp complex legal concepts" and who "takes on the hard, important cases fearlessly." He was named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star."
*IMPORTANT-PLEASE READ: Fennemore Craig, P.C., has offices in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada. Mr. Goodnow is admitted in Arizona and D.C. (inactive) only. Cases in Colorado, Nevada, or jurisdictions other than Arizona are managed and handled by other attorneys licensed in the relevant jurisdiction.
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