Clients rely on me to understand their objectives, address potential issues before they become real world problems and develop practical solutions to push a deal across the finish line. I strive to cut through the “legalese” and provide concise, straightforward answers in response to our clients’ questions and concerns.
Joseph Goddard concentrates his practice in the acquisition, disposition, financing and development of various types of real estate projects. He also represents both landlords and tenants in commercial lease negotiations and advises clients in the resolution of commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Additionally, Joseph has experience handling general commercial transactions and corporate governance matters.
Before entering private practice, he served as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded REIT that owns, operates and develops a nationwide portfolio of malls and shopping centers. This experience gave Joseph a unique perspective which enables him to analyze issues and anticipate potential pitfalls in a transaction from a client's point of view.
Prior to attending law school, he spent two years in Washington as an aide to U.S. Congressman John Campbell.