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Don Goodson

Deputy Director

Don Goodson is the Deputy Director of the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law. 

Don’s substantive work focuses on litigation and appellate advocacy, cross-cutting legal issues affecting Policy Integrity, and climate-related financial risk. He has authored numerous briefs in federal courts and articles on emerging developments in administrative law, including the major questions doctrine.

Before joining Policy Integrity, Don clerked for Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and John Paul Stevens (Ret.) of the U.S. Supreme Court; Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and Judge Alison J. Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (now of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit). He also worked at multinational law firms, where he focused on appellate advocacy and dispositive motion practice, especially in the area of securities litigation. 

He received a J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, two M.Sc. degrees from the University of Oxford (St. Antony’s College), and a B.A. summa cum laude from The George Washington University.

He can be reached at [email protected].


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