Outstanding Women: Amy Goodman

Law360, New York (April 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Many lawyers face the stressful juggling act of maintaining a successful legal career while raising young children. Amy Goodman felt the circus act was not fair to her children so she decided to stay home—and was still able to have her securities-frosted cake and eat it too.

Goodman’s unusual career path took a strange turn in 1986. She had worked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for 11 years and had had two children during her stint at the federal regulator when she felt “a...
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