Brett Goodman '90

General Counsel, NBC Sports Group

Brett Goodman, a 1990 Princeton and 1995 Columbia Law graduate, serves as General Counsel, NBC Sports Group, managing personnel responsible for legal matters related to each of NBCUniversal’s sports-related businesses. Among other responsibilities, Goodman negotiates long-term rights and revenue-sharing deals with sports organizations.  He has served as lead drafter of NBC’s multiple winning Olympic rights bids, and he has led NBC’s legal team in groundbreaking negotiations with the NFL, including the creation of the first-ever “flexible scheduling” concept.  Goodman first was employed by NBC after college, when he won an Emmy award as a researcher on the network’s telecast of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.  Working with the network’s broadcasters, producers and directors, Goodman compiled statistics and information and helped write for Bob Costas, Katie Couric, the late Dick Enberg, and others.