Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC
Mr. Godbold is a Chattanooga native and Baylor School alumnus. He and his wife Lauren are the proud parents of twin boys. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Tennessee where he graduated with high honors and was recognized as an “Unsung Hero” for exceptional contributions to campus life by the Dean of Students. While in law school at the University of Memphis, Mr. Godbold was elected as a Bar Governor, was the Mock Trial Champion, and received the Dean’s Service Award.
Presently, Mr. Godbold is a senior associate in the Chattanooga office, where he maintains a broad insurance defense practice. He has litigated multiple product liability, professional liability, premises liability, and general tort claims. In addition to handling claims related to insured risks and insurance coverage disputes, Mr. Godbold has also successfully handled multiple six-figure plaintiffs’ cases ranging from personal injury, breach of contract, and employment matters.
Mindful of the challenges facing small-business owners, Mr. Godbold has litigated a myriad of contractual matters ranging from landlord-tenant and other real estate matters to partnership dissolution disputes. Mr. Godbold has experience litigating probate and conservatorship matters in many East-Tennessee jurisdictions.