Scott Goodman is an attorney and security consultant who practices primarily in the area of federal security regulation at chemical and petrochemical facilities. He works closely with industry members and provides counsel on regulatory and compliance matters, including the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), rail and highway transportation security, as well as general security matters and public policy issues.
Scott received a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and Ross Volunteers. While at A&M, he served as his unit’s company commander, was an Outstanding Corps Scholar and Distinguished Military Student, and was a member of various academic honor societies. Scott earned his law degree from the University of Houston, where he served as Senior Articles Editor and was published in the Environmental and Energy Law and Policy Journal. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.
Having deployed to Afghanistan, Scott is also an Operation Enduring Freedom veteran. He had the honor and privilege of serving as an executive officer of a Force Protection Unit based out of Kabul, and he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Exceptionally Meritorious Service. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Army Engineer Officer Basic Course and retired as a Captain from the Army National Guard in 2012.