Brian G. Goodenough began serving as City Attorney for the City of DeWitt on September 8, 2015. Brian started as an associate at Foster Swift in 1989 and became a shareholder in 1996. Currently, he chairs the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. Previously, he served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and as an officer of the firm. His practice focuses on:
Brian Goodenough has been recognized for his insurance defense work on behalf of his municipal clients. This includes being named Attorney of the Year in 2003 by Michigan’s largest insurer of municipalities.
He has been named to Best Lawyers in America in Municipal, Real Estate, and Workers’ Compensation law for more than a decade.
Brian has been an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School from 2000-2016, where he has taught land-use and zoning law. In addition, he is an active member of several civic groups, including the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, where he has served as the group’s Chair and as its General Counsel. Brian has served on the Board of Directors for Ele’s Place.
Brian received his Bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University in 1985 and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1988.