Partner, San Francisco
Mark C. Goodman focuses his practice on litigation for companies ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to small startups in the United States and internationally. He is particularly experienced in complex commercial cases, including class actions, product liability and mass tort actions, unfair competition actions, real estate, contract disputes, insurance coverage, and intellectual property. Mark has acted as lead counsel, coordinating counsel, and court-appointed liaison counsel in class actions and multidistrict litigation involving consumer products. His extensive federal and state court appellate and trial experience includes cross-border litigation and landmark California advertising injury cases involving trademark, trade name, and copyright disputes, as well as other intellectual property, antitrust, privacy, fraud, real estate, and sophisticated business litigation matters.
Mark has published several articles on mass tort and class action litigation, insurance coverage, and other complex commercial litigation matters, including articles on "all natural" claims, advertising injury coverage for intellectual property losses, and products liability issues arising out of Chinese manufacturing. Mark is listed in the Who’s Who in American Law and is a Fellow of the American Bar Association. He has been regularly recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer and as a member of the International Who’s Who of Professionals.