Why Experienced, Legally Sophisticated Clients Select Us:
We provide highly personal, private, experienced and trusted professional legal services at a level of expertise customarily expected from a large national firm in the legal areas in which we focus our practice. We are independent, flexible and not restricted by firm policies and committee decisions in addressing the economic and other material issues that our clients consider when engaging legal counsel. Our goal is to be cost effective, comprehensive and provide creative, sensible and pragmatic counsel.
We Offer A Unique Resource:
Earle Goodman understands real estate, trust and partnership management and business not only as an experienced transaction and litigation AV rated attorney representing U.S. and foreign clients for over 25 years, but hands-on as a principal from his personal experience as General Counsel to a multi-beneficiary trust that owned and managed its hundreds of Southern and Central California real properties and subsequently General Counsel and General Partner to its successor limited partnership and from his personally developing Los Angeles Westside residential estates.
Earle Goodman litigates real estate contract disputes with the insight of a transaction attorney who negotiates and drafts complex transaction documents and negotiates complex transactions with the insight of a litigation attorney who litigates complex contracts when disputes occur.
Our Principal Areas of Practice:
● General Counsel To Resident and Foreign Individuals and Entities Regarding U.S. Real Property Interests
● Residential and Commercial Real Property Purchase/Sale Transactions, Leasing, Financing, Easements
● Structuring, Negotiating Sophisticated LLCs for Real Estate Related Enterprises and Business Ventures
● Litigation Of Residential and Commercial Purchase Transactions, Escrows, Commissions, Finder’s Fees*
● Construction and Design of Residential Estates, Estate Compounds and Luxury Condominium Units
● Revocable Trusts, Family LLCs for Real Property Title Holding, Estate Planning, Asset Management
About Our Law Firm:
Earle Goodman is a highly experienced, independent attorney, with a substantial background in transactions and litigation, Martindale-Hubbell AV rated (5.0 of 5.0) and listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers under real estate law for over 25 years. He is trusted by our clients for his integrity and appreciated for his loyalty, his outstanding personal responsiveness to them, his sensitivity to their economic considerations when engaging legal counsel, his deal making creativity and superior interpersonal skills in working with diverse interests to resolve problems and accomplish our clients' objectives and goals. Earle Goodman is also a licensed real estate broker (BRE License No. 01096576) and member of the California Association Of Realtors. He understands the perspective of a broker as well as an attorney in negotiating real estate acquisitions, dispositions and leases.
Our Clients and Their Privacy:
We represent U.S. resident and foreign individuals and their privately owned U.S. or foreign entities and entity subsidiaries in transactions involving U.S. real property interests and privately owned businesses and their United States estates and wealth. Many of our clients are noted celebrities in the entertainment industry, international dignitaries, CEOs and others who value and need to protect their privacy. We maintain the confidentiality of the identity of our clients and the matters on which we are assisting them.
We Have a Regional Practice:
Our transaction law practice involves real estate and businesses located and individuals residing in Los Angeles-Pasadena/Beverly Hills/L.A. Westside through Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. Consequently, when in-person meetings are scheduled, we usually meet with our clients where they are located and can arrange for conference room accommodations in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Westlake Village, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena. Although our practice is primarily located in these areas, our clients own properties throughout California so we represent them in real estate and business transactions everywhere in California.
*Our real estate litigation practice involves real estate located in Santa Barbara County, Ventura County and the West and Central Districts of the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Legal Fee Structures:
In addition to traditional hourly billing, we will consider negotiated fixed fees, contingent fees and a hybrid fee structure involving a combined reduced hourly rate plus a reduced contingent fee. We provide detailed invoices for legal services charged on an hourly basis.
Learn More At: www.EarleGoodmanLaw.com.