Michael R. Goodstein, Member

Michael R. Goodstein
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Michael focuses his practice on directors and officers insurance and liability, general liability insurance, fiduciary and various other lines of coverage. He represents carriers as coverage counsel and has extensive experience in representing carriers in all facets of litigation, arbitration and appeals throughout the country. Michael received his law degree from American University Washington College of Law and his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University.

Noteworthy Experience

  • Maxus Capital Group, LLC v. Liberty Surplus Ins. Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136564 (N.D. Oh. Sept. 26, 2014)
  • Nicholas v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co., 2013 Del. Super. LEXIS 84 (Del. Super. March 19, 2013)
  • Washington Mut., Inc. v. XL Specialty Ins. Co. (In re Washington Mut., Inc.), 2012 Bankr. LEXIS 4673 (Bankr. D. Del. Oct. 4, 2012)
  • Heat Controller, Inc. v. Westchester Fire Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137302 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 25, 2012)
  • Endurance Am. Specialty Co. v. Lance-Kashian & Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129330 (E.D. Cal. Nov. 8, 2011)
  • Endurance Am. Specialty Ins. Co. v. Lance-Kashian & Co., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100467 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 13, 2010)
  • Dennis J. Connolly, Plan Admin. for SONICblue Inc. v. Admiral Ins. Co., et al., 2010 WL 2034798 (N.D. Cal. May 19, 2010)
  • Axis Reins. Co. v. HLTH Corp., 2010 Del. LEXIS 183 (Del. Supreme Ct. Apr. 22, 2010)
  • HLTH Corp. v. Agriculture Excess & Surplus Inc. Co., 2009 WL 2849779 (Del. Super. Aug. 31, 2009)
  • HLTH Corp. v. Clarendon Nat'l Ins. Co., 2009 Del. Super. LEXIS 437 (Super. Ct. Del. July 15, 2009)
  • Miller v. St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co., 2009 WL 6417804 (D. Md. Mar. 24, 2009)
  • Riddle v. Royal Indemnity Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23719 (W.D. Ky. Mar. 25, 2008)
  • Home Federal Savings & Loan Assn. v. Federal Ins. Co., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 68558 (N.D. Ohio Sept. 14, 2007)
  • In re Adelphia Comm. Corp., 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 644 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. March 6, 2007)
  • Riddle v. Royal Indemnity Co., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11401 (W.D. Ky. Feb. 16, 2007)
  • Florists Mutual Ins. Co. v. Ludy Greenhouse Mfg. Corp., 521 F. Supp. 2d 661 (S.D. Ohio 2007)
  • Tittle v. Enron Corp., 463 F.3d 410 (5th Cir. 2006)
  • Commercial Capital Bankcorp, Inc. v. St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co., 419 F. Supp. 2d 1173 (C.D. Cal. 2006)
  • Newby v. Enron Corp., (In re Enron Corp. Secs., Derivative & "ERISA" Litig.), 391 F. Supp. 2d 541 (S.D. Tex. 2005)
  • In re WorldCom, Inc. Sec. Lit., 354 F. Supp. 649 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)
  • Associated Elec. & Gas Ins. Servs. v. Rigas, 382 F. Supp. 2d 685 (E.D. Pa. 2004)
  • In re Adelphia Comm. Corp., 302 B.R. 439 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2003)
  • In re Adelphia Comm. Corp., 285 B.R. 580 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2002)
  • GTE New Media Servs., Inc. v. Ameritech Corp., 44 F. Supp. 2d 313 (D.C. Cir. 1999)
  • Hartford Accident & Indem. Co. v. Pro-Football, Inc., 127 F. 3d 1111 (D.C. Cir. 1998)

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
  • Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations

Education

  • American University (J.D., 1989)
  • Brandeis University (B.A., 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia (inactive)
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court