Haynes and Boone, LLP Announces Melissa Goodman as Partner in its Dallas Office

March 01, 2002

Allison Stuckey or
Ginger Ruth Starr
Sunwest Communications
DALLAS— Haynes and Boone, LLP, a full-service law firm, announces the appointment of Melissa Goodman, an attorney with the firm, to partner in its labor and employment practice. Ms. Goodman has been with the firm since 1994.
Since joining Haynes and Boone, Ms. Goodman has focused her practice on employment and ERISA litigation. She represents employers in matters involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, ERISA, tort and contract claims arising out of employment relationships, as well as non-compete and non-disclosure issues. Ms. Goodman is also a prolific speaker on employment-related topics.
Ms. Goodman is actively involved in the Federal Bar Association, for which she serves as Secretary and newsletter editor for the Dallas chapter.  She is also a member of the American Bar Association where she is involved in the labor and employment law and litigation sections and the Employee Benefits Committee, and the Dallas Bar Association where she is involved in the labor and employment law section.
She earned her B.A. from the University of Iowa and her J.D., cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law where she served as assistant editor for the Creighton Law Review. Ms. Goodman serves on the Board of Directors of the Creighton University Alumni Association, Dallas chapter, and is actively involved in her church.
Haynes and Boone LLP is an international law firm with nine offices in Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by the National Law Journal.  The AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001, and the firm has recently been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000) and one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001).

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