Justice Gordon Goodman was elected to the First Court of Appeals in 2018 and is a member of the Texas State Bar, Pennsylvania Bar, and Energy Bar Associations. Before serving on the bench, he held senior positions for the E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.; Conoco, Inc.; and Occidental Petroleum Corporation. He earned his B.A. degree magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has served on the board of directors for the Houston Area Urban League and on advisory boards for the Blaffer Gallery (as chairman), the University of Houston’s College of Arts & Sciences (as chairman), and the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University.