Ross M. Goodman
Attorney Ross Goodman, Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
, Pensacola, Florida
...Ross M. Goodman
...Ross M. Goodman graduated with an A.B. in Philosophy from Vassar College in 1979 and received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1985.At Vassar, Mr. Goodman was awarded a student fellowship and served as president of the Student Government Association.At law school, he was an editor on the University of Florida Law Review, was a research assistant to Professor Robert Moffatt, and received the American Jurisprudence Book Award in Constitutional Law.He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, and was installed as a member of The Order of the Coif.After law school, Mr. Goodman became a law clerk for Chief Judge Wm.
, a board certified civil and business trial lawyer, concentrates his
practice in the fields of employment law, commercial litigation and personal injury/wrongful death.He
has done extensive litigation in all types of employment cases, with a verdict over $1 million in an age discrimination case, $4.3 million settlement in a race discrimination case, and $19 million in an age discrimination action.Mr. Goodman served as lead discovery counsel in a series of cases against Southeast Toyota Company where he obtained a jury verdict and settlements in excess of $50,000,000.00.He
is licensed to practice law before all Florida state courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
, the Southern District of Alabama
, the District of Arkansas
, the U.S. Court of Appeals
, Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.Mr. Goodman is presently a member of the committee on professionalism of the Florida Bar, is the former Chairman of the Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee of the Florida Bar, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Florida Trial Lawyers, National Employment Lawyers Association, National Board of Trial Advocates, and American Board of Trial Advocates.Mr. Goodman
is the author of Dirks v. SEC: Eviscerating Rule 10B-5, 36 U. Fla. L. Rev. 318 (1984).He was a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Independent Living of Northwest Florida, a member of the Pensacola Committee for Creative Community Solutions, and a member of the Pensacola Core Values Board.Mr. Goodman
teaches as an adjunct professor at Pensacola Junior College
, and a super adjunct professor at the University of West Florida
is available to consult on employment and commercial litigation matters.
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