Eric M. Goidel, Of Counsel to Goidel Law Group, handles all of the firm's real estate matters.  Eric is recognized as one of the leading attorneys in the area of cooperative/condominium law. As senior partner of Borah Goldstein Altschuler Nahins & Goidel, P.C. (, Eric is responsible for the firm’s cooperative/ condominium division and heads its sophisticated real estate/commercial leasing practice.  This includes transactions related to shopping centers, office buildings, apartment buildings, hotels, single family homes, condos, coops, development rights, 1031 exchanges and sale lease backs.  

Eric is also the founder and President of Director Protector®, an innovative company providing proactive legal advice to cooperative boards of directors and condominium boards of managers.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives as well as a member of the New York Association of Realty Managers.  Eric frequently lectures before the Rent Stabilization Association and has been an instructor for CLE programs as part of the Lorman Education Services faculty.

Eric is an avid triathlete and top fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Team in Training program.  He is also involved in fundraising and admissions at Union College.

Eric M. Goidel


Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. (1982)
Union College, B.A. (1979)

Bar Admissions and Accreditations:

New York (1983)
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1984)
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1984)


New York State Bar Association

New York Association of Realty Managers

Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives

Rent Stabilization Association

Recent Media, Publications and Articles:

“Ethical Issues in the Practice of Real Estate:  What Every Attorney Must Know When Handling a Transaction,” New York City Bar Association  (March 16, 2016)
“Constructive Eviction in a Cooperative Based Upon Smoke Infiltration” (March 9, 2016)
Quoted extensively in “Denying Access: Consequences for Arrears and Non-Payment,” The Cooperator (December 2015)
“Eliminating Airbnb From Your Building,” Habitat Magazine (November 2015)
Quoted in “Management/Board Relations: Who do you call?” The Cooperator (April 2015)
“Ethical Considerations Regarding Cooperatives/Condominiums,” New York City Bar CLE Program (March 9, 2015) (speaking engagement)