Power Lawyers 2011
In the early 1990s, as Goodman came of age in showbiz law, the attorney -- new to this list -- had the good fortune of hooking up with a number of talented young filmmakers. Now those directors, including Quentin Tarantino, Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass, are among the hottest names in town, and Goodman is handling top-of-the-market deals like Tarantino's rich pact for Django Unchained and Aronofsky's for Noah's Ark. Where is the next wave coming from? Says Goodman, "The indie film market is pretty challenged at the moment, and a lot of studios are looking at foreign filmmakers."