Robert Goodman

Robert Ian Goodman, Esq. represents clients worldwide in the areas of complex commercial immigration and international and domestic commercial law. Mr. Goodman also provides general counsel services to entrepreneurs and start-up businesses and counsels foreign businesses interested in establishing a presence in the U.S. marketplace and U.S. businesses interested in expanding abroad. He also counsels law firms on Immigration and Commercial Law matters. Mr. Goodman is principal of Goodman Law and Goodman Immigration. He is also Special Counsel to Lawtelier LLP, based in New York City and Milan, Italy.

How to Use Your Lawyer and How Not To

Recently, Ramon’s business was involved in a long, drawn out negotiation over a contract. At a meeting involving him and the principals of XYZ Corporation, the attorneys for XYZ...

Copyrights, Trade Secrets, and the Saga of the Beelzebub Cake

Carol has an old recipe that she found while searching through family archives going back a hundred years. The recipe for the confection—curiously known as the Beelzebub Cake—contained almost...

Minimize Potential Liability During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Pete is a restaurant owner whose business has been sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, because the infection rate in his state has gone down significantly, Pete’s business is...

Obstacles Remain in Travel Ban Exceptions

When we last saw Tom, the clothing manufacturer who wanted to bring in two German engineers to help fit out his factory to make Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”), we...

You Get What You Pay For

Jeff runs a restaurant that has  fallen on hard times as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving him shy of revenues, and full of legal issues to manage,...

How The Travel Ban Exceptions Can Affect Your Business

  Tom owns a company that manufactures clothing but is idle as the result of remote work requirements imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom, however, seeing a huge...