Catherine T. Goldberg 505.768.7318 email@example.com
University of New Mexico (J.D., magna cum laude, 1975); Order of the Coif University of North Dakota (A.B., summa cum laude, 1971); Phi Beta Kappa; Mortar Board
Professional Experience Ms. Goldberg is a director in the Albuquerque office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. She practices in the areas of real estate, financings, banking, foreclosures, commercial law, leases, contracts and corporate law. She has handled a number of complex purchase and sale, financing, leasing, and other commercial transactions as well as foreclosures. She also is experienced in handling landlord-tenant and liquor license matters. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Goldberg served as law clerk to Honorable Howard C. Bratton of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. Ms. Goldberg is a frequent speaker at meetings of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Real Property Institute of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the New Mexico Bar Association, and other professional organizations. Ms. Goldberg is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, (ACREL) where she serves as chair of the Attorneys Opinions Committee. She is also a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) where she is the State Chair for New Mexico; she is a member of the ACMA Opinions Committee and a past regent. Ms. Goldberg has been included in The Best Lawyers in America in real estate, banking and finance law, and litigation-banking and finance law, continuously since 1995, and she has been listed in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers in real estate continuously since its inception in 2003. She is listed in Southwest Super Lawyers-2007-2012 in both real estate and banking, and in the 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions she is recognized as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in New Mexico. Ms. Goldberg has represented numerous buyers and sellers in acquisition/sale transactions, as well as lenders and borrowers in the negotiation and documentation of loan and related transactions, including workouts and deed in lieu of foreclosure transactions. Services performed include counseling and negotiating on behalf of lenders and borrowers with respect to financing terms, collateral arrangements and workouts; preparing documents or reviewing and revising (for use in New Mexico) documents prepared by others in connection with new loans, modifications and workouts; and preparing opinions on enforceability and in connection with financing, acquisition, and related transactions. Ms. Goldberg has handled numerous complex foreclosures and receiverships representing lenders and borrowers in commercial transactions. She also has represented lessors and lessees and parties dealing with liquor license issues. Ms. Goldberg's experience in representing purchasers and sellers in real estate and business property acquisitions includes negotiating purchase agreements, as well as transfer and other closing documents, preparing documents, investigating and resolving title, subdivision and zoning matters, and preparing and delivering legal opinions. Professional Rating, Recognitions, Memberships And Activities; Community Activities Ms. Goldberg is a recipient of the University of New Mexico School of Law Distinguished Achievement Award (2011). Ms. Goldberg was named Albuquerque Real Estate Lawyer of the Year-2013 by Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Goldberg was named Albuquerque Banking Lawyer of the Year-2011 by Best Lawyers in America. Has achieved the “AV” or highest Martindale-Hubbell rating Listed in Best Lawyers in America, in real estate and in banking, each year from 1995-present Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in real estate, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers-2007-2012 in both real estate and banking. Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers-2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 as one of New Mexico’s Top 25 Lawyers Selected by the New Mexico Business Weekly as one of New Mexico’s Women of Influence (2010) Selected by The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal: USA-Real Estate 2006, 2007 and 2008 Selected by the New Mexico Business Weekly as one of New Mexico’s top 100 Power Brokers (2007) Selected as one of the “Top Lawyers in Albuquerque” (as compiled by Albuquerque the Magazine) (2006) American College of Real Estate Lawyers (chair, Attorneys Opinions Committee) American College of Mortgage Attorneys (New Mexico State Chair, Trustee from 1995-1999 and 2000-2004; Opinions Committee Member, 2004 through present) State Bar of New Mexico, Real Property Section (Co-chair of Opinions Committee drafting and publishing approved opinion and report) American Bar Association (Member: Real Property Probate and Trust Law and Business Law Sections) New Mexico Bar Association delegate to the American Bar Association Working Group on Legal Opinions Albuquerque Bar Association (Past-President; Former Board Member; Current Member) Director, Albuquerque Economic Development Albuquerque Economic Development Forum (Member) Albuquerque Museum of Art, History and Science (Board of Trustees 2000-present; Art Advisory Committee 1996-present; Foundation Board Member 1987-1993 and 1994-2000) Recipient - State Bar of New Mexico Distinguished Service Award 2002 Co-author: “Lawyers’ Opinion Letters in Mortgage Loan Transactions”, Opinion Letters Task Force, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, State Bar of New Mexico, 2003 Author: “Due Diligence in Opinion Letter Writing”, 2003 American College of Mortgage Attorneys Annual Meeting; Author: “Replacement and Modification of Senior Mortgages’ Effect on Priority”, The ACREL Papers, Spring 2002. Chair, Ad Hoc Committee, New Mexico Bar Association Real Property, Probate And Trust Section Committee, to amend Deed of Trust Act Co-author: “Your Opinion Tool Box; Detailed Nuts and Bolts Issues in Legal Opinions”, published in the Spring 2006 American College of Real Estate Lawyers Papers Author: “Ethical Dilemmas in Representing an Undisclosed Principal” October 2011, ACREL/ALI-ABA publications Author: “A Model Letter of Intent for the Purchase and Sale of Property” Practical Real Estate Lawyer, 2010 and ALI-ABA Commercial Real Estate Program materials, 2009
Louisiana Energy Services Real Estate Matters at National Enrichment Facility — Handled moving of a pipeline easement and various acquisitions of properties and easements for use in development and operation of national enrichment facility.
Textron Financial Corporation Loan to APHM Sunport, LLC — Multi-Million Dollar Hotel Loan Transaction.