John E. Goodman - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

John E. Goodman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 205-521-8476

John Goodman has practiced in civil litigation since joining the firm in 1988.  He tries cases in state and federal courts, and handles complex litigation in a variety of areas of the law.  John's primary areas of practice involve commercial litigation (including antitrust, securities, competitive torts and contract and related disputes), class action and product liability litigation. John is the author and editor of the Alabama chapters of the Aspen publications Product Liability Desk Reference and Tort Law Desk Reference, and frequently lectures at legal education seminars on litigation-related subjects. 

University of VirginiaBA University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.
American Bar AssociationAlabama State Bar AssociationBirmingham Bar AssociationBirmingham Music Guild, Board MemberBirmingham Museum of Art, Collector''s CircleCathedral Church of the Advent, Member/ChoirFirehouse Shelter for the Homeless

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Client Comments

"John Goodman is an excellent and very cost effective litigator. He has a great balance of intellect and practicality. He knows local judges and landscape extremely well. I would recommend him without reservation."

-Greer McMullen
The ServiceMaster Company

Office Location

One Federal Place
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants