Don Goodson focuses on appellate advocacy, motion practice, and trial strategy in federal and state courts.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Don served as a law clerk to Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and John Paul Stevens (Ret.) of the U.S. Supreme Court, to Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and to Judge Alison J. Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also practiced law at a prominent New York law firm, where he worked primarily on antitrust, art law, and general commercial litigation matters and represented individuals seeking political asylum in pro bono cases.
- New York University (J.D. magna cum laude 2013; Pomeroy Scholar; Butler Scholar; Moot Court Board); University of Oxford (M.Sc. 2007; M.Sc. with distinction 2006); The George Washington University (B.A. summa cum laude 2005)
- New York, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Seventh Circuits
- Law Clerk to: Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and John Paul Stevens (Ret.), Supreme Court of the United States (2017-2018); Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2015-2016); and Judge Alison J. Nathan, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2014-2015)