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Kenneth S. Goodkind

Kenneth S. Goodkind counsels clients in complex commercial disputes and all facets of debtor-creditor relationships as well as in trust and estates matters. He is highly skilled in resolving difficult litigation matters involving complex business, real estate and development, trusts and estates, debtor-creditor and bankruptcy matters, as well as healthcare issues. 

A trial and appellate attorney, Mr. Goodkind handles a wide range of litigation matters in state and federal courts, representing a broad spectrum of individuals, entrepreneurs, professional and corporate clients. A former in-house counsel with a large multinational corporation, his practice also involves all aspects of general corporate, as well as personal, counseling.  

Representative Matters

  • Settled vehicle sales consumer class action without protracted litigation or costs for client
  • Successfully defended a major real estate developer in litigation brought by former shareholders seeking multi-million dollar award under minority shareholder oppression statute
  • Obtained injunctive relief in the Appellate Division in two months against a major landlord’s eviction of a client, saving the client the cost of a full appeal 
  • Obtained emergency injunctive relief against the former owner and employees of an international sales company to prevent unfair competition, leading to favorable financial settlement for the client
  • Defeated multiple attempts by an overzealous vendor to collect tenant’s debt from his client, the landlord, including recovering legal fees for the client
  • Named to Top Attorney List, Appellate, SJ Magazine, 2017
  • Named to Top Attorney List, Class Actions, SJ Magazine, 2014 

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
  • Syracuse University, M.P.A.
    • Recipient, Herbert H. Lehman/New York State Regents Fellowship
  • Cornell University, B.S., with distinction
    • Recipient, New York City Urban Fellowship

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