Christina Goodrich is a litigation associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
After law school, Ms. Goodrich was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable R. Gary Klausner in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Goodrich was also a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Otis D. Wright II in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
After her district court clerkships, Ms. Goodrich then served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In addition to hearing appeals in the Ninth Circuit, she also worked on appeals in the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits.
During her trial and appellate court clerkships, Ms. Goodrich gained extensive experience in appeals, federal procedure, and numerous substantive areas of law. Ms. Goodrich worked on cases involving patents (including Markman hearings), right to publicity, employment, trademarks, copyrights, political campaigns, Anti-SLAPP, class actions, insurance, federal contracting, defamation, collective actions, federal estate taxes, NLRB decisions, banking, First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Eleventh, and Fourteenth Amendments, internet fraud, prisoner civil rights, franchise disputes, bribery, ERISA, and admiralty, as well as numerous criminal issues.
In private practice, Ms. Goodrich has focused on commercial disputes, intellectual property, writs and appeals, labor and employment, and insurance coverage. She has represented individuals and companies in the entertainment, biotechnology, social media, sports products and apparel, movie and production, diagnostic testing, beverage, manufacturing, oil and gas, real estate, electronics, designer clothing, staffing, hospitality, and financial services industries. Ms. Goodrich regularly appears in state and federal courts (both within and outside of California).
Ms. Goodrich is a member of the firm's Global Associate Liaison Committee.
After law school, Ms. Goodrich clerked for two federal district court judges in the Central District of California. Ms. Goodrich also clerked for an appellate court judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.