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Lawyer

BENJAMIN GOODMAN, American Lawyer, Partner of REVISERS OF THE TENNESSEE LAW DIGEST FOR THIS DIRECTORY., specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Litigation (Trial and Appellate) in all Courts in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Administrative Agencies, Arbitration, Banking, Bankruptcy. Computer, Condemnation, Copyright and Trademark, Corporation Law, Commercial Employee Benefits, Entertainment, Environmental, Estate Planning, Franchising, Health Care and Hospital Law, Insurance, Labor and Employment Law (Management), Media, Medical Malpractice Defense, Mergers and Acquisitions, Municipal Finance, Personal Injury, Probate, Products Liability, Real Estate, Securities, Taxation and Zoning.

Background

Goodman, Benjamin was born on January 18, 1904 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Ben and Leah A. (Hirsch) Goodman.

Education

Memphis University School. Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1924). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1927).

Phi Beta Kappa. Doctor of Humanities (Honorary) Memphis Academy of Arts, 1978. Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1925-1927. Member, Tennessee Law Revision Commission, 1963-1969.

Career

Sole practice, Memphis partner, Armstrong, Allen, Braden, Goodman, McBride & Prewitt, Memphis, 1932-1986; of counsel, Armstrong, Allen, Prewitt, Gentry, Johnston & Holmes, Memphis, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee bar 1926.

Membership

Governor American Red Cross, 1955-1961, chairman committee resolutions, 1954. President Memphis Academy of Arts, 1955-1959. Member Tennessee Law Revision Commission, 1963-1969.

Chairman Memphis Arts and Science Commission, 1970-1977. Served from captain to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Ben Goodman

mother:
Leah A. (Hirsch) Goodman