Nicole Maroulakos Goodwin is the Managing Shareholder of the Phoenix Office. Nicole is a problem solver whose practice emphasizes corporate governance disputes, financial services litigation, real estate litigation, post-acquisition disputes, health care litigation, and franchise litigation. She has represented public and private corporate clients in state and federal trial and appeals courts, as well as before administrative tribunals and arbitration venues. Nicole is a counselor and advisor on exposure and litigation alternatives for clients that range from Arizona-based businesses to large national clients.
Nicole has first chair experience litigating fiduciary duty claims involving directors, officers and shareholders of corporations, and members of limited liability companies. She has represented clients in matters resulting in obtaining preliminary and final injunctive relief.
In addition, Nicole has advised clients concerning antitrust issues raised by private plaintiffs, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general.
•Real estate litigation
•Health and life science litigation
•Financial institution services and loan enforcement litigation
•Low income housing tax credit litigation
•Antitrust, trade regulation and franchising
•Hon. Joel A. Pisano, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2002-2003
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Listed, AZ Business Magazine, Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, 2019
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
• Top 50 Super Lawyers in Arizona, 2014-2015, and 2018
• Top 25 Women Lawyers in Arizona, 2014-2015, and 2018
•Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms Edition, Law Firm of the Year, Banking & Finance - Litigation, 2017
•Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms Edition, Law Firm of the Year, Real Estate - Litigation, 2017
•Recipient, President's National Meritorious Service Award, Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA), 2014
•Greenberg Traurig Leader Named to Phoenix Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’ 2016 Class, GT Law Alert, August 10, 2016
•Rated, AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5.0