Jeffrey Goodfried focuses on commercial litigation, with an emphasis on cases involving breach of contract, real estate disputes, landlord/tenant law, and business torts, including fraud, unfair competition and interference with economic advantage.
Jeffrey has briefed, argued and either won or defeated motions in a broad range of lawsuits, such as motions to dismiss, state court demurrers, motions for summary judgment in contract disputes, post-trial motions, appellate briefs, and a variety of motions on behalf of secured creditors in bankruptcy court.
Jeffrey is admitted to practice in all the courts of California and has practiced for more than ten years at Perkins Coie LLP, a large national law firm with over 1,000 attorneys and 15 offices throughout the United States. After Jeffrey’s entrepreneurial spirit got the best of him, he left Perkins Coie to form his own law firm and also join Alpert Barr & Grant in the position of Of Counsel.
Jeffrey graduated with high honors from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, where he also was a Note and Comment Editor on the law school’s Entertainment Law Review. He earned his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, where he graduated with honors. And he received his bachelor of arts with honors from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. After college and before law school, Jeffrey worked in journalism for six years where he was a news writer and assignment editor for the KTLA News. While there, he won several journalism awards including the prestigious Associated Press Award for breaking news coverage.