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William S. Goodman, Mediator & Arbitrator, Atlanta, Georgia.

William S. Goodman

Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
3350 Riverwood Parkway
Riverwood Building, Lobby, Suite 75
Atlanta, GA 30339
Tel: (770) 955-2252
Cell: (404) 735-7266
Fax: (770) 955-2494
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  • Practice Commenced1996
  • # of MEDS (as of 17/7/24)2500
  • # of ARBS (as of 17/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


William S. Goodman is a founding partner of Goodman McGuffey, LLP and is now Of Counsel. Bill now limits his practice to mediation and arbitration where he serves as the mediator or neutral to resolve disputes. Practicing for over 35 years, Bill handled cases involving professional malpractice, catastrophic injury defense litigation, insurance coverage issues and major insurance and damages claims. In 1999, he was presented the Tradition of Excellence Award by the State Bar's General Practice and Trial Section.

Bill is a Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He is registered as a mediator and arbitrator by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has been trained in the latest mediation techniques. He is a graduate of the Advanced Mediation Skills Course at Pepperdine University, Harvard University's Program of Instruction for Lawyers.

Bill is also a Founding Member of the Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (1968)
  • Clemson University, B.S., Forestry (1961)

ADR Training:

  • Resolution Resources, Mediation 
  • Pepperdine University, Advanced Mediation Skills
  • Harvard Law School's Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Advanced Mediation Workshop

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Selected by peers to appear in "The Best Lawyers in America" in the field of ADR (2005-2019)
  • Selected by peers as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the field of ADR, Atlanta Magazine (2019)
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Tradition of Excellence Award, State Bar of Georgia General Practice & Trial Section (1999)
  • State Bar of Georgia (ADR Section, Board of Directors, 1997-98, Chair 2005-2006; General Practice & Trial Section, Board of Directors, 1998-2000)
  • Atlanta Bar Association; ADRL Section, Board of Directors (1997-98)
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Chair; Marine Corps Association of Georgia Lawyers (1989, 1993)

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