On May, 14, 2010, Ezra N. Goodman, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., participated on a panel discussing “The State of Mitchell-Lama Housing” at the program entitled Future Perspectives on Affordable Housing and Economic Development in New York City: Policy & Practice. The keynote speaker was John C. Liu, New York City Comptroller. The event was hosted by The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
The program focused on contemporary issues affecting the preservation and development of affordable housing and economic development projects in the City. Panels were designed to appeal to experienced attorneys practicing in these and related fields, as well as those interested in the latest policy andanel-on-st business developments affecting housing revenue bond finance, the low income housing tax credit program, and recent land use planning initiatives.
A resident of Brooklyn, Goodman devotes his practice to cooperative and condominium law, real estate leasing and transactional matters, and construction law. His practice centers on the representation of many cooperative, rental and condominium housing developments.
Goodman’s 39 years of experience in this area encompass the sale and purchase of commercial as well as residential properties; industrial, commercial and retail leasing; construction contracts of all sizes and types; major service contracts; and counseling the Boards of Directors and Managers and owners of the housing developments regarding all facets of their operations. In the course of his practice, he has developed many forms and procedures for dealing with the problems faced by his clients in a manner which is efficient and cost effective, yet customized to each client’s needs.
Goodman earned his J.D. from Harvard University in 1967 and his B.A. from Yeshiva University in 1964. He is a member of the The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York County Lawyers Association. He works out of the firm’s New York City office.