En tant qu’avocat d’expérience, Michael continue à développer une solide pratique de litige en matière de responsabilité, d’assurance et en droit du transport. Il traite d’un large éventail de travaux de couverture et de dossiers en responsabilité civile, des cas les plus simples aux plus complexes. Il est reconnu comme expert chevronné dans des domaines spécialisés tels l’aviation et le transport.
Michael est très actif dans la communauté des assurances et il est souvent invité en tant que conférencier lors des conférences et séminaires pour présenter sur des questions d’intérêt general.
Michael détient un B.A en Sciences politiques de l’université Bishop’set un B.C.L. en Droit de l’Université McGill en 1981. ll a été admis au Barreau du Québec en 1982
Il est reconnu dans la publication « The Best Lawyers in Canada » dans le domaine de l’assurance depuis 2006.
Il est également reconnu dans la publication « Who’s Who Legal: Canada » dans le domaine du droit de l’aviation de 2018 à 2023.
En dehors de sa carrière juridique, Michael est un historien amateur qui s’intéresse particulièrement à l’histoire de Montréal et du Québec.
Since 2006, Michael Goodhue has been listed in the book "The Best Lawyers in Canada" in the specialty of Insurance Law.
Since 2010, Michael Goodhue has been listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the area of Commercial Insurance litigation.
Michael Goodhue has been listed in the "Who's Who Legal: Canada " as a leading lawyer in the aviation field for 2018 and 2019.
On June 7, 2012, panel member at the Loss Executives Association (LEA) Spring Meeting in Toronto. The North American panel subject matter was “The Adjustment of Motor Cargo Losses”. This was an interactive workshop on handling motor cargo legal liability claims on a North American basis dealing primarily with differences between Canadian and United States losses.
Participated in the 13th Annual Aviation Conference held in Mississauga on February 1, 2012, organized by Paterson MacDougall L.L.P. and Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang L.L.P. The panel was moderated by Tim Trembley. The panel was titled Liability Developments of Note in the Past Year. Panel members included Darryl Pankratz of Vancouver, Carol McCall of Toronto, Alan D. Reitzfeld of New York and Michael Goodhue.
On May 12, 2011, In-house course to the partners and associates on the use of technology in the practice of law which was accredited by the Barreau du Québec.
Participated in the 12th Annual Aviation Conference held in Mississauga on February 1st, 2011 organized by Paterson, MacDougall LLP and Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP. The panel was moderated by Patrick Saul. Andrew Harakas explained the calculation of damages and personal injury cases in the United States. Carol McCall dealt with Canadian common law damages and Michael Goodhue dealt with Quebec civil law damages.
Michael Goodhue attended the 2011 Annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance on May 6 and 7, 2011.
Panelist along with Darryl Pankratz and Thomas J. Whalen whereas Patrick Saul was the moderator at the 11th Annual Aviation Conference hosted jointly by Paterson, MacDougall LLP ("PMLaw") and Alexander, Holburn, Beaudin & Lang LLP ("Alexander, Holburn") which took place on February 18, 2010 in Toronto. The subject was liability developments in the past year both in Canada and south of the border.
Participated in the 10th Annual Aviation Conference held on February 19, 2009, in Toronto. The conference was organized by Paterson MacDougall LLP and Alexander Holburn Beaudin Lang LLP. Mr. Goodhue updated the attendees on new methods of calculating non pecuniary losses in personal injury cases in the Province of Quebec.
In-House Seminar to a National Insurer on January 10, 2008 on the "Non-Owned Contents Agreement" of the Insurance Bureau of Canada relating to trucking cargo claims.
In-House Seminar on July 10th, 2007 to Quebec adjusters on trucking cargo claims and MCS-90 issues in the United States.
Participated in the 8th ANNUAL AVIATION CONFERENCE in Toronto on February 8, 2007, organized by Paterson, MacDougall LLP and Alexander Holburn Beaudoin & Lang LLP, updating attendees on recent Class Action Developments in Quebec.
In-House Seminar on January 18, 2007 to underwriters and claims personnel of a National Insurer on Cargo Liability under the Quebec Civil Code.
In-House Seminar to underwriters and claims personnel of a National Insurer on January 10, 2007, and the subject was Construction Law and Construction Insurance Coverage.
Presentation on professional secrecy and differences with common law privilege at the launch event of the ARC Group of Canada in Toronto, on October 26, 2006.