Brian Goodenough started as an associate at Foster Swift in 1989. In 1996, he became a shareholder. Currently, he chairs the firm's Workers' Compensation Practice Group. Previously, he served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee and as an officer of the firm.
Brian has been recognized for his insurance defense work on behalf of his municipal clients. This includes being named Attorney of the Year in 2003 by Michigan’s largest insurer of municipalities. He has been named to Best Lawyers in America in Municipal, Real Estate and Workers’ Compensation law.
Since 2000, Brian has been an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he has taught land-use and zoning law. In addition, he is an active member of several civic groups, including the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, where he has served as the group’s Chair and as its General Counsel. Brian has served on the Board of Directors for Ele's Place.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan