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Michael B. Goodfried

Staff Lawyer
+1.206.370.6783
Fax +1.206.623.7022
Michael Goodfried is a staff attorney for the e-discovery analysis and technology (e-DAT) group. Mr. Goodfried manages all aspects of the e-discovery process, from advising clients on document retention and information governance, through document production and litigation support. Mr. Goodfried has managed e-discovery on multi-billion dollar lawsuits, government investigations, and international arbitration. Mr. Goodfried’s role also includes evaluation and testing of new e-discovery software; training lawyers and staff on the use of e-discovery software; and managing Legal Holds for several clients.

Professional Background

Mr. Goodfried is a frequent speaker at CLEs and presented at the Ringtail User Conference. He is a graduate of the University of California, receiving a degree in economics. He then attended Boston University School of Law, where he graduated with honors. He was an editor of the Annual Review of Banking Law, and published an article on mergers and acquisitions.

  • Represents construction company in multi-billion dollar international arbitration related to oil and gas refinery
  • Represents health care company in litigation over breach of contract and employment issues
  • Represents telecommunications company in government investigation relating to mobile phone locking
  • Represents Australian financial services company in government investigation related to a data breach