Brody Reid

Reid Goodwin
4116 Fitzhugh Ave
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 415-7800

Brody Reid is an experienced and zealous trial attorney. Focusing on assisting injured individuals and their families during tough times, Brody has worked tirelessly to help individuals in his hometown in the years since law school. Throughout his career, Brody has successfully represented over a thousand clients in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Civil Litigation through jury trials, bench trials and administrative proceedings.

Brody has appeared successfully before the Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals of Virginia, Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Court jury trials around Virginia, and General District Court trials.

Brody’s commitment to his community and to the people that live here led him to co-found Reid Goodwin and focus on the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, and civil litigation. Outside the office he is involved in several community service organizations, but most enjoys spending time with his family.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Workers’ Compensation
Civil Litigation
James Madison University, 2003
University of Richmond School of Law, 2007
Honors and Awards
Virginia Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2014  present)
Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group: Top 100 Injured Workers’ Advocate Nationally (2014- present)
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff’s Lawyer
U.S New & World Reports: Best Lawyer in America (2016-2020)
Virginia Business Magazine: Legal Elite (2017)
Associations and Memberships
University of Richmond School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2015 - present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Workers' Compensation Chair, 2015 - 2017
Board of Governors- 2015- present
Governor at-large, 2018- present
Workers’ Compensation Advanced Continuing Legal Education Retreat Chair, 2013, 2014
Advanced Automobile Liability Continuing Legal Education Retreat Co-Chair, 2014
American Association for Justice
Leaders Forum
State Delegate, 2018- present
State PAC Captain, 2018- present
Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, 2015 - present
American Inns of Court- Virginia Workers’ Compensation
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers’ Conference  Circuit Representative, City of Richmond
Community Involvement
Union Hill Civic Association, Past President
HillTopper 5k, Board of Directors
Richmond Animal League “WoofStock” Top 3 Fundraiser, 2015 - present
Publications & Speaking Engagements
“Workers’ Compensation 101” August 9, 2018  Virginia AFL-CIO Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia
“Easy Come, Easy Go: Keeping Money For Your Clients and Facing Liens” November 9, 2017 - Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Paralegal Seminar
“Medpay, ERISA, and Health Insurance  Hurdles Presented to Plaintiffs Lawyers” November 15, 2016 - Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Paralegal Seminar
“Discovery Techniques” November 4, 2016  Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Workers’ Compensation Retreat
“Return to Work  Perspective from the Field” October 19 & 20, 2016 - Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Educational Conference 2016
“Medpay, ERISA, and Health Insurance  Hurdles Presented to Plaintiffs Lawyers” April 1, 2016  Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention
“Handling UEF Cases, Possible New Developments & Approaches” March 8, 2016 - Virginia Workers’ Compensation Inns of Court
"Settlements: The Relationship Between Workers' Compensation, Social Security and Medicare" March 16, 2015 - NBI Seminar for Advanced Workers' Compensation
"Medical Issues and Their Role In The Complex Workers' Compensation Claim" March 16, 2015 - NBI Seminar for Advanced Workers' Compensation
“Good Faith Mediation and Why it is Encouraged: Tips for effective Utilization of the Process” November 7, 2013  Professional Rehabilitation Options, Inc.  Virginia Workers’ Compensation Continuing Education Seminar
“A Practical Guide to Workers’ Compensation’ July 25, 2013 - Sterling Education Service, Inc.  Continuing Legal Education
“Litigation Techniques For The Difficult Workers’ Compensation Case” October 2012  NBI Seminar CLE Advanced Workers Compensation
“Medical Issues During A Workers’ Compensation Case” March 20, 2012- NBI Seminar Continuing Legal Education
“Deposition Pitfalls” - Virginia State Bar-First Day in Practice Continuing Legal Education 2010, 2011, 2012
Appellate decisions
Helena Lewis v. Monument City Properties (Supreme Court of Virginia, No. 101210)
Donald Samuel v. C. W. Wright Construction Co., (Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 110070, February 24, 2012)
Unifirst Corporation of Richmond v. Gavin Jackson (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1895142, March 30, 2015)
DBP Holding Corporation and Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. Margarete Moore (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1952142, March 10, 2015)
Davis & Green, Inc., et. al. v. Lowery (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 145131, February 25, 2014)
HH Gregg, Inc., et al. v. Gulledge (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1171132, October 29, 2013)
County of Henrico v. Henry (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1647112, February 7, 2012)
Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Blankenship (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 0648112, November 22, 2011)
Garcia v. RBP Construction, Inc. (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1127102, October 26, 2010)
Morningstar Foods, LLC v. Perotti (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 0756083, July 29, 2008)
“Accidents Happen- Steps to Take When it is Your Vehicle”- Richmond Family Magazine- November 2012