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Daniel L. Goodkin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Goodkin APC
1800 Century Park East, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-552-3322
Fax: 310-943-1589
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business (50%), Construction Litigation: Business (30%), Insurance Coverage (20%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel L. Goodkin is committed to representing clients in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, at the law offices of Goodkin APC. Taking a comprehensive approach to his practice, Mr. Goodkin provides counsel to and advocates for people who are dealing with matters including insurance coverage, real estate litigation and construction litigation. A partner at his firm, he has extensive litigation and negotiation experience, which he brings to bear to find efficient, cost-effective legal solutions for his clients.

Admitted to The State Bar of California, Mr. Goodkin is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Through his involvement in these groups, he keeps apprised of new developments in real estate and commercial law. That knowledge translates into effective representation that targets his clients’ goals for their cases. He also shares his experience with others as a published author and a speaker to bar associations and trade organizations.

In every case, Mr. Goodkin takes a step back to help his clients see the big picture. This leads to a strategy that addresses short-term concerns and takes into account potential long-term issues. Risk management is a constant priority for Mr. Goodkin, who will analyze a contract, insurance policy or transaction to ensure its viability and compliance.

Before starting his career, Mr. Goodkin earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Los Angeles in 1983. He went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 1987 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.

When he is not at his practice, Mr. Goodkin serves as a judge pro tem for the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Real Estate: Business
  • 30%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas



18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2022

About Daniel L. Goodkin

First Admitted: 1987, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine
  • Southern California "Super Lawyers", Real Estate Section, 2004

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Superior Court

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Construction Subsection, 2000 - 2002
  • Executive Committee of the Real Estate Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Estate Section, 2002 - Present
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Assistant Chair, USC/LACBA Benjamin S. Crocker Symposium on Real Estate and Business, 2004
  • Vice Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1999 - 2000
  • California
  • Chair, Construction Subsection, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Educational Background

  • University of California's, Los Angeles, California, B.A., 1983

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-author, Easements and Boundaries: Law and Litigation, Continuing Education of the Bar — California (CEB), 2008
  • Recent Case Note Editor, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1998
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Office Location for Daniel L. Goodkin

1800 Century Park East
10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 310-552-3322

Fax: 310-943-1589

Last Updated: 6/28/2021

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