John E. Goodman

John E. Goodman

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Recognized since 2008

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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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.

  • One Federal Place
    1819 Fifth Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
  • University of Virginia, J.D., graduated 1988
  • University of Virginia, B.A., graduated 1984
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, Alabama State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association - Member
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Collector''s Circle - Member
  • Birmingham Music Guild, Board Member - Member
  • Cathedral Church of the Advent, Member/Choir - Member
  • Firehouse Shelter for the Homeless - Volunteer

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • BTI Client Service All-Star, 2014
  • Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation Defense, 2012

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"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), Downers Grove, IL

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