Barbara M. Goodstein

Asset Finance, CDOs and CLOs, Structured Finance


Barbara M. Goodstein is a partner in the Global Finance practice of Mayer Brown's New York office.

Barbara's experience consists of commercial and structured financing of transactions for a wide range of asset types, including auto, trade, health care, timeshare and lease receivables, sports franchises, intellectual property, transportation equipment (including aircraft, aircraft engines, railcars and vessels), technology, medical, communications, office and construction equipment, and marine and inter-modal containers. She also has extensive debt workout and restructuring experience primarily representing senior creditors and syndicate groups, bondholders, and secured creditors both in and out of bankruptcy; foreclosures, DIP and exit financing; contested and consensual bankruptcy matters; and other financial and legal restructurings.


  • New York University School of Law , JD
  • Barnard College, Columbia University, BA, cum laude with distinction


  • New York


  • Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Commercial Law Subcommittee
  • Author of the Secured Transactions Column for the New York Law Journal