February 26, 2020 — Morristown, New Jersey – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, is pleased to announce that Ellen Goodman has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney in its Community Association practice based in New Jersey.
Becker’s New Jersey Office Managing Shareholder Arnold Calabrese said, “We are thrilled to welcome Ellen Goodman to the team as we continue to grow our presence in New York and New Jersey. We know that our clients will benefit tremendously from her wealth of experience.”
Ms. Goodman represents condominium associations, homeowner associations, and cooperatives in all of their legal matters. She represents clients in the aggressive pursuit of delinquent assessments, interpretation and drafting of master deed and by-law provisions, promulgation and enforcement of association rules and regulations and policy resolutions, transition from developer to unit owner contract, construction defect litigation, as well as negotiation and preparation of routine vendor agreements and large-scale renovation contracts.
Ms. Goodman also has tried many cases with favorable outcomes for her clients regarding both the collection of assessments as well as negligence actions. Ms. Goodman, specifically, issues demand letters, files foreclosure complaints, obtains money judgments, and provides representation on bankruptcy matters as well as engages in alternative dispute resolution.
Becker’s New York and New Jersey presence has seen continued growth over the past year with the arrival of Community Association Shareholder Tana Bucca and attorney Michael Calabrese in the firm’s New Jersey office. Additionally, in New York, Financial Services Shareholder Paul Shur, Corporate Of Counsel attorney Howard Jiang, and Litigation and Corporate attorney Samantha Lesser joined the Firm.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at www.beckerlawyers.com.