John Mark Goodman

Legal Assistant
Carla Batchelor
P: 205.521.8214

As a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Construction Practice Groups, John Mark Goodman handles a wide variety of litigation matters involving construction disputes, products liability, fraud, breach of contract, intellectual property theft, tax, trucking negligence, and general commercial litigation. A degreed engineer, John Mark enjoys litigating cases involving complicated technical issues. He handles all aspects of litigation and has successfully tried several cases to final judgment. For example, he was part of the trial team that secured a $2.9 billion judgment against Richard Scrushy on behalf of HealthSouth and its shareholders. John Mark has litigated throughout the Southeast, and his litigation skills have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation and Super Lawyers

Notable Matters

Pixsys Technologies v. Agemni, 2013 WL 5739027 (N.D. Ala.)
Granting injunction prohibiting competitor from accessing or stealing client’s software and trade secrets.

Allen v. Con-Way Truckload, Inc., 2012 WL 3775735 (N.D. Ala.)
Granting summary judgment on wantonness, wanton entrustment, and negligent or wanton hiring, training, and supervision claims.

United American Resources v. United Land Corp., 142 So.3d 1287 (Ala. 2012)
Affirming summary judgment in favor of client on all claims in tortuous interference lawsuit.

Tucker v. Scrushy, 70 So.3d 289 (Ala. 2011)
Affirming $2.9 billion judgment against client’s former CEO.

Browning Enterprise v. Rex Iron & Machine Products, 504 F.Supp.2d 1217 (N.D. Ala. 2007)
Obtained dismissal of all claims against out-of-state manufacturer.