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Michael J. Goonan focuses his practice on commercial real estate and asset-based finance transactions. He represents lenders in a variety of transactions, including commercial real estate lending, construction and development financing, and loans secured by hedge fund interests, fine art and other forms of collateral.

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2021-2024
  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2017-2018 and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013, 2015, 2019 and 2022
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014

A description of the selection methodology for the above awards can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • LL.M., Environmental Law and Policy, Land Use, Pace University School of Law, 2011
  • J.D., cum laude, Pace University School of Law, 2011
    • Articles Editor, Pace Law Review
  • B.A., magna cum laude, State University of New York at Albany, 2008
  • New York
  • New Jersey