Mr. Goodstein has 25 years of experience as a trial and appellate attorney representing corporations, individuals and municipalities in high-stakes business disputes involving commercial contracts, partnerships, shareholder and LLC agreements, insurance coverage and real estate. Combining a background in creative writing with an intensely analytical legal acumen, the ability to synthesize complex facts and legal principles into a compelling story is the hallmark of his practice.
Representative matters include defending a real estate investment LLC manager accused of breach of fiduciary duty; defending a trustee against claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in the administration of an estate; defending the owners of a Hollywood production company against claims of fraud and breach of contract; representing the owner of a vitamin manufacturing company who was defrauded in the sale of his business; representing a business owner in the threatened dissolution of a plush toy manufacturer; representing a municipality in a commercial lease dispute; representing property owners in commercial unlawful detainer actions and private nuisance actions; and representing healthcare insurers and self-insured employers sued by medical groups for alleged breach of provider reimbursement agreements.
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174 F.3d 977 (9th Cir. 1999)
217 F.3d 1145 (9th Cir. 2000)
186 Cal. App. 4th 1114 (2010)