George W. Goodman

George W. Goodman


Mr. Goodman is a shareholder and is the lead litigation attorney for the firm. His practice emphasizes complex contract disputes, personal injury defense, OSHA and Employers Liability Act defense, employment law and workers’ compensation defense litigation. Before joining the firm, he worked for the litigation unit of a large Portland, Oregon firm.

He received his law degree from Northwestern School of Law and has other graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Southern California and the University of Wisconsin. Memberships include the Oregon, Washington, and federal bars, the Oregon and National Self-Insurers Association and the American Bar Association’s Occupational Safety and Health Subcommittee.


Legal Experience

Shareholder, Lead Attorney – Litigation; AV Rated
Business and personal injury civil litigation, administrative law litigation with emphasis on workers’ compensation, employment law and OSHA defense. Representation of insurance companies, self-insured employers, and other businesses.

Associate, Litigation Unit, 1980-1983
Portland, Oregon
Medically related litigation, labor and workers’ compensation litigation.



1979, J. D. Degree
Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College
Portland, Oregon
Law Review

1973, M.F.A. Degree
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

1971, B.A. Degree
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin


Professional Affiliation

IME Association
Workers’ Compensation Claims Assoc.
Associated Oregon Industries
Oregon Self-Insured Assoc.
Washington State Bar Assoc.
Oregon State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
American Bar Assoc.
Associated Oregon Loggers
Washington Self-Insured Assoc.
Associated Society of Safety Engineers
National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network