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William S. Goodman

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William S. Goodman is a founding partner of Goodman McGuffey Lindsey & Johnson, LLP and is now Of Counsel.  Bill now limits his practice to mediation and arbitration where he serves as the mediator or neutral to resolve disputes.  Practicing for over 35 years, Bill handled cases involving professional malpractice, catastrophic injury, defense litigation, insurance coverage issues and major insurance and damages claims.  In 1999, he was presented the Tradition of Excellence Award by the State Bar's General Practice and Trial Section.

Bill is a Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.  He is registered as a mediator and arbitrator by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has been trained in the latest mediation techniques.  He is a graduate of the Advanced Mediation Skills Course at Pepperdine University and Harvard University's Program of Instruction for Lawyers.  He also is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta.  In 1989-90 and again in 1992-93, Bill was Chairman of the Marine Corps Association of Georgia Lawyers. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine.  He has also been selected by his peers to appear in the "Best Lawyers in America."

Bill received his undergraduate degree from Clemson in 1961; served in the U.S. Marines; and received his law degree from the University of Georgia in 1968.  After law school, he served as Law Clerk to U. S. District Judge Albert J. Henderson, Jr., Northern District of Georgia, 1968-70.  He was born in Anderson, South Carolina in 1940.

Locations

Clients

ABM Industries Incorporated ACE/ESIS Affinia Group Inc. AlliedBarton Security Services American National Property & Casualty Company American Southern Insurance Company Ameritrust Insurance Group Applied Technical Services, Inc. Ashland, Inc. Associated Industries Insurance Company Bituminous Casualty Corporation Blue Bird Corporation Blue Ridge Indemnity Company Boral Industries, Inc. Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company Brierfield Insurance Company Brookwood Insurance Company Brotherhood Mu
ABM Industries Incorporated
ACE/ESIS
Affinia Group Inc.
AlliedBarton Security Services
American National Property & Casualty Company
American Southern Insurance Company
Ameritrust Insurance Group
Applied Technical Services, Inc.
Ashland, Inc.
Associated Industries Insurance Company
Bituminous Casualty Corporation
Blue Bird Corporation
Blue Ridge Indemnity Company
Boral Industries, Inc.
Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company
Brierfield Insurance Company
Brookwood Insurance Company
Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company
Calvert Insurance Company
Catlin Specialty Insurance Company
Centex
Central Mutual Insurance Company
Chatham County
CIGNA
Cincinnati Insurance Company, The
Companion Property & Casualty Group
Corizon, Inc.
Cornerstone Christian Academy, Inc.
Cotton States Mutual Insurance Company
Crawford & Company
Criterion Casualty Insurance Company
Custard Insurance Adjusters, Inc.
Dana Holding Corporation
Dillard's
Esurance
Faith Deliverance Christian Church
FCCI Insurance Group
Fisher-Price
Fred's Stores
Frito-Lay, Inc.
GAB Robins North America
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
General Casualty Insurance Company
Georgia Electric Membership Cooperative Workers' Compensation Fund
GetAutoInsurance.com
Great American Insurance Company
Great West Casualty Company
Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Guard Insurance Company
GuideOne Insurance
Harleysville Insurance Company
Hilton Hotels Corporation
Holder Construction Company
Hoosier Insurance Company
J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
James River Insurance Company
K & K Insurance
Keystone Freight Corporation
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Linde Group, The
Lumber Insurance Company
Meadowbrook Insurance Group
Medmarc Insurance Group
Mendota and Mendakota Insurance Companies
Monroe Guaranty Insurance Company
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
National Farmers Union Property & Casualty Company
National Retail Systems, Inc.
National Trust Insurance Company
National Union Fire Insurance Company
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Network Adjusters, Inc.
North Point Insurance Company
Oldcastle, Inc.
Patriot General Insurance Company
Pepsi Bottling Group
Pestsure Association
Pike Electric, Inc.
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
PracticeWorks, Inc.
Praetorian Insurance Company
Protective/Baldwin & Lyons/Sagamore
QBE The Americas
RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.
Rain and Hail, LLC
Ranger Insurance
Regent Insurance Company
RenaissanceRe Ventures Ltd.
RenRe Insurance Underwriters
Rental Service Corporation
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Southern Fire & Casualty Company
Southern Heritage Insurance Company
Southern Trust Insurance Company
Stonington Insurance Company
Summit Consulting, Inc.
Tandem Healthcare
TCS-One Adjusters
Town of Thunderbolt
Trammel Crow
Transguard Insurance, Co.
Travelers Companies, The
Unigard Insurance Company
United Security Insurance Company
United States Liability Insurance Group
University of Georgia Athletic Association, Inc.
USF Insurance Company
Utica Mutual Insurance Group
Wendy's Company, The
Western Fidelity Insurance Company
Westfield Insurance Companies
Winter Construction Company
YorkPro
Zurich American Insurance Company

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