Freeman Freeman & Smiley attorney, Jeffrey S. Goodfried, has been named Partner. Mr. Goodfried joined the firm in 2018.
Mr. Goodfried has more than twelve years’ experience in commercial litigation. His focus is on cases involving creditor’s rights, breach of contract, real estate disputes, and landlord/tenant law, as well as business torts, including fraud, unfair competition and interference with economic advantage.
Mr. Goodfried has handled litigation throughout federal and state courts in California. He strategically contributes to litigation and trial teams through all phases of disputes. He has substantial experience at trial, taking and defending depositions, dispositive motion practice, and obtaining and defending against temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, including within the real estate, bankruptcy, and entertainment sectors.
A litigator with a wide range of experience, Mr. Goodfried understands that every client wants to win without breaking the bank. Although he has represented a broad range of clients, from banks and real estate companies to small businesses and individuals, he always keeps in mind appropriate budgeting and benefit-cost analysis to meet the clients’ needs while staying within their expense expectations.