John (Jack) P. Goodrich,
Attorney Jack Goodrich is a trial lawyer’s trial lawyer and the principal of Jack Goodrich and Associates. As past president of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, he has been singled out by his peers for his knowledge, experience and professionalism.
Jack’s practice includes personal injury with a concentration on head trauma and vehicular accidents, including wrongful death and complex civil personal injury litigation. He has successfully represented and/or tried multiple dram shop, product liability, auto, trucking, and motorcycle accidents, premises, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation cases. Additional practice areas include Social Security Disability, wills and estates.
Notably, Jack obtained one of the largest settlements ever ($15.5 million) against a bar/restaurant for negligence in over-serving a driver who caused substantial injuries to innocent victims. He also tried one of the first DNA-related cases and conferred with experts involved with the O.J. Simpson trial. Nationally, he earned distinction as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by “The National Trial Lawyers” organization. He maintains an “A V” Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the gold standard in national attorney ratings for both legal abilities and ethical standards. He is recognized by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as a Top Ten Attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for excellence in the field of personal injury.
Jack serves on the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, dedicated to maintaining the integrity of the legal profession.
Jack was born and raised in Pittsburgh. He holds a business degree from St. Francis University and a law degree from Duquesne University School of Law.