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Over 17 years in the business, providing
uncompromised and zealous representation
our clients deserve.
Marin/Goodman, LLP is committed to providing sophisticated and practical legal services in a cost-effective manner.

We are a full-service litigation firm handling matters venued throughout New York State and New Jersey and manage national risks as coordinating, regional and local counsel. We also have a thriving transactional practice providing creative and cutting edge legal and business advice in many fields such as technology, entertainment, social media, licensing, publishing, financing and distribution.
Marin Goodman LLP
500 Mamaroneck Avenue
Suite 102
Harrison, NY 10528

CALL: (212) 661-1151
FAX: (212) 661-1141
We are Marin/Goodman, LLP
We provide sophisticated and practical legal advice.
Meet Our Team
Attention to detail is the mark of a good lawyer.
We serve as concierge counsel to businesses and high net worth individuals.
Practice Areas
Administrative Law
Government regulations and agencies can impact business operations. We represent businesses before boards, commissions and agencies in a wide array of matters.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
The firm consistently monitors its cases to assess whether ADR may provide a viable alternative to litigation. Depending on the client's goals and budgetary concerns, the advantages and disadvantages of ADR are analyzed and discussed early in the litigation process to provide optimal results.
Appellate Practice
The firm's attorneys have a significant amount of experience drafting and arguing appellate briefs before the appellate courts of New York and New Jersey. In addition to managing the appellate processes of cases that we handle from inception, our firm is also well positioned to draft appeals referred to us by other lawyers and clients.
Asbestos
The firm is at the forefront of this complex litigation representing manufacturers of a range of products. The firm has been entrusted as local counsel for a manufacturer with over 20,000 cases pending against it in New York and works with national counsel and the client to develop and implement litigation and discovery strategies.
Business Development
Marin Goodman represents clients seeking to develop their start-up and early-stage businesses in areas such as technology, entertainment, real estate and other sectors. Our services range from business formation to assisting with financing.
Business Law and Commercial Litigation
Marin/Goodman, LLP has both prosecuted and defended numerous cases on behalf of clients to enforce their rights under a contract or other business arrangements. Representative cases include business disputes, commercial torts, trade practices, and restrictive employment/separation agreements.
Concierge Practice
As the road to success becomes even more difficult for individuals and businesses to navigate, we have found a pressing need for our firm to provide counsel to our clients in an expanding range of personal and business liabilities and ventures. Whether we perform a simple contract review for professional services, help develop a business plan, create a risk management strategy or facilitate a meeting with a prospective business partner, we are always available to lend a supportive hand. We firmly believe in the concept that a law firm should not stifle the success of its clients but should be a creative force, thinking outside of the box to help clients achieve their goals. Our concierge legal services are performed under a myriad of retainer arrangements that fit our client's needs.
Construction and Labor Law
Our attorneys are requested by insurers to give seminars in this field. Please click to see our NYLaborLaw.Land site, where our experiences in this field are highlighted.
Consumer Protection
The firm handles matters involving consumer protection violations in a variety of areas such as debt collections, identity theft, deceptive trade practices and more.
D&O, Professional/E&O, and General Liability Insurance Defense
The firm is panel counsel to several Directors and Officers Liability insurance carriers. We pride ourselves in representing their insureds as assigned defense counsel to real estate entities, their Boards of Directors / Managers and Managing Agents.

We also defend many companies and insureds against claims of personal injury and property damage throughout New York and New Jersey.
Defamation and Privacy Rights
Defamation and privacy cases can be complex and expensive to litigate. Our firm's understanding of the legal issues and experiencing in securing and eliciting proper testimony enables us to protect our clients from false claims and statements.
Discrimination, Civil Rights, and Employment
Marin Goodman also defends against discrimination cases, including matters involving traditional and newly evolving employee claims against employers and corporate officers. The firm also represents employers in cases involving restrictive covenants and protection of employer trade secrets and confidential information, wrongful discharge, retaliation, breach of contract, and employment-related torts.

Distribution
We are at the forefront of content distribution through our representation of THE.LAND. We also handle distribution deals in entertainment and consumer products.
Entertainment and Intellectual Property
The firm has developed a full-service entertainment practice representing film and television producers, directors, creators, and publishers. We take great pride in our long-standing relationship with clients whom we have represented from their early ventures into the entertainment field through their formidable achievements in both art and business. We serve as General Counsel to multiple film and television production companies that develop, package and exploit Comic/Graphic novel properties.

Over the past few years alone, we have handled the contractual negotiations for more than twenty studios deals, as well as the comic industry's first network development deal with CBS television and subsequent TV deal with NBC/Universal Television. We interface with talent management from major talent agencies and have developed professional relationships with financiers and key players in Hollywood. The firm's litigation background provides a platform to enforce our clients' rights and to protect clients from various risks endemic to the industry.
Environmental and Toxic Torts
The firm has defended its energy clients in environmental claims involving underground storage tanks, benzene, and volatile organic chemicals, among other claims. These sophisticated and potentially high-risk litigations require close coordination with the client and often involve numerous other defendants which pose additional challenges. Through close coordination with our clients, historical facts are developed and expert analysis is explored to understand and mitigate risk.
Financing
In addition to negotiating and drafting contracts involving financing, we have successfully assisted clients to secure funding for various projects from film and media projects to business start-ups.
Fraud Recovery and Insurance Coverage
This firm has assisted various insurance providers on coverage issues and represented these companies in coverage litigation. This representation led to the firm being asked to assist the companies on certain large losses due to fraud. In this capacity, the firm initiated litigations and worked with law enforcement resulting in excess of fifty million dollars in recoveries for our clients.
Licensing
Our firm negotiates and closes licensing deals in many areas including consumer products, music, film, TV, internet, streaming, intellectual property, content and more.
Litigation
As a full-service litigation firm, our lawyers are active trial attorneys, appearing in a combined amount of trial settings in the thousands.
Personal Injury
We have broad experience in defending personal injury actions. We have successfully defended cases in many areas including assault/battery, construction accidents, false imprisonment, industrial machinery accidents, premises liability, serious automobile and trucking accidents, slip and falls, supermarket accidents, and wrongful death, among others.
Premises Liability
Accidental injuries in and around commercial and residential buildings are commonplace. We handle personal injury matters involving Labor Laws, slip and falls, trip and falls, snow and ice removal, inadequate lighting and security, construction accidents involving scaffolding, ladders, electrical and other areas. We also handle all manner of property damage cases, including subrogation matters.
Product Liability
Attorneys at Marin/Goodman, LLP have substantial experience in defending manufacturers and distributors against claims of inadequate warnings and defectively designed or manufactured products. Most recently, the firm won a defense verdict in Federal court on behalf of an industrial machine manufacturer which was cited as a Top Defense Verdict of the Year. The firm has defended a wide range of products, including heaters, industrial saws and other industrial machinery, exercise and recreational equipment, automotive and boat parts, power tools and home consumer products, among others.
Professional Liability
The firm has successfully represented a variety of professionals accused of malpractice. Marin/Goodman LLP has defended multiple Architects and Engineers in various and complex situations. Among others, claims involving engineering certifications, construction supervision and structural collapse are situations in which we have successfully defended our clients. In its longtime representation of a large national insurance brokerage company, the firm has defended Brokers and insurance claim professionals in varied and complex circumstances. Marin/Goodman, LLP has increasingly used its litigation skills to defend members of the legal profession, especially within those areas of the legal practice in which the firm possesses particular expertise and experience. The firm also defends Directors and Officers of corporations, Not-for-Profit entities, co-operative apartments, condominiums and Homeowner Associations. In these fields, the firm has litigated and developed expertise in Fair Housing Act cases involving issues such as race and national origin, as well as matters invoking the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) asserting claims for access and reasonable accommodations.
Public and Private Nuisance
Whether a single person or family is claiming interference with their use and enjoyment of their property or the interference affects a large number of people, our firm stands ready to represent you in such matters.
Publishing
We have successfully negotiated and prepared a significant amount of publishing and option agreements, as well as work-for-hire agreements for publishing companies, illustrators, comic and graphic novel creators, etc. To date, the firm has handled over a thousand contracts in the comic book arena alone. We regularly negotiate and close rights agreements for intellectual property in the world of film and TV.
Social Media
With our representation of leading new media companies such as THE.LAND, we are at the forefront of social media, e-commerce and content delivery platforms. We manage all aspects of the start-up through the delivery of platforms. Marin/Goodman LLP stands ready to assist platform campers to acquire content, secure financing, attach influences, develop consumer product, and more.
Technology
Marin/Goodman, LLP incorporates the latest technology into its practice with the sole goal of providing better legal services to the client. Our use of technology greatly assists in the management of client risk and directly leads to more effective and cost-efficient representation.

The office incorporates paperless files in all matters appropriate to do so. All documents and electronic communication are securely stored and organized on our computer system with redundant backups across multiple sites.

All these files can be securely accessed remotely by the firm's attorneys. With the aid of a cell phone, tablet or laptop computer, our attorneys appear in court, at depositions, and at conferences with the entire file at their fingertips. Our technology also enables our clients to have real-time access to all significant information and documents on those matters in which we provide representation for the client, while the unrelated matters of others remain safely encrypted.
We strive to provide the attention and responsiveness that our clients require.
Our Firm
Technology
Marin/Goodman, LLP incorporates the latest technology into its practice with the sole goal of providing better legal services to the client. Our use of technology greatly assists in the management of client risk and directly leads to more effective and cost-efficient representation.

The office incorporates "paperless" files in all matters appropriate to do so. All documents and electronic communication are securely stored and organized on our computer systems with redundant backups across multiple sites.

These files can be securely accessed remotely by the attorneys and the client. Thus, with the aid of a laptop computer, our attorneys appear in court, at depositions, and at conferences with the entire file at their fingertips. Our technology also enables our clients to have real-time access to all significant information and documents on those matters in which we provide representation for the client, while the unrelated matters of others remain safely encrypted.

Diversity
Marin/Goodman, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We firmly believe that a diverse team of attorneys and staff is necessary to fully represent the client in all the situations that may be encountered.

In day-to-day matters, this belief is displayed in a professional environment of respect throughout the firm. We have consistently satisfied the corporate diversity requirements of our clients.
Representative Clients
The firm is proud to represent many leading corporations in the fields of energy, manufacturing, insurance, insurance brokerage services, security and consumer products. These have been long term relationships because of the firm's responsiveness to client needs, and dedication to client goals.

Our success in attaining client goals has also supported the relationship. In addition, the firm has regularly represented numerous firms and companies in the field of engineering and architecture, as well as corporate boards of prestigious cooperatives, not-for-profit corporations, and associations.

The firm elects not to advertise its client base to adhere to the finest traditions of the attorney-client relationships. With the permission of clients, such information is made available.
Contact us:
Marin Goodman LLP
500 Mamaroneck Avenue
Suite 102
Harrison, NY 10528

CALL: (212) 661-1151
FAX: (212) 661-1141

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