U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Adam Goodman

Attorney Advisor - International

Adam Goodman is an Attorney Advisor with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce where he advises governments in South and Southeast Asia on legal reform and economic development issues.

Prior to joining CLDP, Mr. Goodman was an attorney at the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation where he practiced in the areas of corporate governance, securities compliance, and public power and utility financing. Mr. Goodman also previously practiced at a financial advisory firm where he advised on SEC compliance, international trade agreements, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Mr. Goodman received his JD-MBA  from Boston College Law School and the Carroll Graduate School of Management in 2017, where he received the Dean’s Scholarship and co-authored a whitepaper on technological disruption in legal practice. He received his BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and spent a semester studying at Imperial College in the United Kingdom. Mr. Goodman is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington D.C.