Kelvin Goode

Associate, New York

Kelvin is an experienced litigator with a focus on a broad range of complex commercial litigation, as well as copyright, music licensing and other IP disputes in state and federal courts across the United States. Kelvin has counseled Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of high-stakes matters including disputes relating to commercial contracts, class-actions, antitrust investigations, environmental contamination claims, and intellectual property. Kelvin has extensive experience in managing discovery, drafting pleadings, dispositive motions, deposition outlines, direct and cross examination outlines, and preparing witnesses for depositions and trials.

Prior to matriculating to law school, Kelvin was a label executive at G-Unit Records, where he strategized and executed music, film, and endorsement opportunities for Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and other artists on the label.

Kelvin’s representations include:

  • Successfully represented a subscription based premium cable television network from a series of putative class actions in courts around the country arising out of the highest grossing pay-per view event in history

  • Successfully represented a major tax preparation company opposing the consolidation of several class action disputes before the U.S. Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in connection with a complex commercial contract dispute involving simultaneous litigation in the Southern District of New York and the Middle District of Florida

  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in connection with several water contamination environmental cases in the Eastern District of New York

  • Represented a leading television broadcaster in an industry-wide multi-district antitrust putative class action litigation regarding broadcast television spot advertising, as well as the resolution of a related Department of Justice Antitrust Division investigation concerning the alleged exchange of competitively sensitive information

  • Achieved a favorable settlement for a major cable network in connection with a high-profile programming dispute with cable operators concerning the implications of significant cable operator acquisitions and mergers

  • Achieved a favorable settlement for a major commercial broadcast television and radio network in a putative class action in the Eastern District of Wisconsin asserting claims for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

  • Achieved a favorable settlement for an online-radio service involving copyright infringement claims brought by one of the “big four” record labels.

  • Advised a subscription based premium cable television network on its terms and conditions for its straight to consumer mobile application

  • Northwestern University School of Law

    J.D., cum laude, 2016

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology

    B.A., cum laude, Business Administration and Management

New York