Michael Goodyear


Michael Goodyear
Michael P. Goodyear is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property & Media practice groups. Michael’s practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial litigation, with a focus on IP and data privacy-related counseling and litigation.

Michael also has an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in asylum and immigration proceedings.

Michael is widely published and regularly contributes to Firm and other publications on copyright, trademarks, data privacy, and other topics. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review (Online), Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, and St. John’s Law Review, among others.

Michael received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Technology Law Review, an Executive Editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law, and the Articles Editor for RefLaw. He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago in History and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Phi Beta Kappa, with honors, where he studied Byzantine history.