Quynh Goodhouse Gives the Ultimate 2020 Advice: Be Kind Anyway
Discovery with Quynh Goodhouse
Published in 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers magazine on October 13, 2020
I can’t go a day without … coffee.
The quality I most like in a lawyer is … resilience. An effective lawyer recovers quickly from difficulty, rises to meet new challenges and does not languish in defeat or failure.
If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be … a registered dietician or nutritionist.
The SCOTUS justice I’d like to meet is … Justice Elena Kagan.
The SCOTUS decision I’d overturn is … Shelby County v. Holder. (Can I have a second? Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.)
A different practice area that intrigues me is … information privacy law. I’m particularly interested in new privacy issues pertaining to data collection, storage, processing and sharing relating to COVID-19, particularly with respect to children and in employment relationships. (PS: I am working towards a Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States credential.)
My favorite Twitter feed is … @DanRather.
The talent I wish I had is … photography. I love taking photos but I’m not very good at it yet.
The last TV show I binge-watched was … High School Musical: The Series, with my daughter.
Nothing cheers me up like … nature. A swim in the ocean, a walk in the woods.
A recurring dream I have is … running from rising oceans.
My motto is … Be kind anyway.
I am inspired by … my kids, who remain happy and positive even as their lives were turned upside down.
I’d most like to clink glasses with … Michelle Obama.
The best thing I discovered during quarantine was … gardening.