Joining Horowitz Law with over 20 years of litigation experience, Elana Goodman is proud to dedicate her practice to the representation of victims of sexual assault in their pursuit of justice. 

 

 

Elana zealously advocates for her clients by prosecuting lawsuits against schools, spas, hotels, summer camps and other businesses and organizations.  Elana also litigates claims against the Catholic Church and other religious institutions on behalf of victims of sexual abuse.  She works aggressively to hold these entities accountable for the devastating injuries and damages that result from sexual abuse.

Prior to joining the firm, Elana litigated a broad range of civil matters, including lawsuits against employers and premises owners arising from claims of sexual abuse and assault.  Elana also litigated a vast range of other civil matters, including those involving premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, products liability, construction defects and claims of inadequate security or supervision.  During this time, Elana’s practice consisted largely of the representation of hotels, resorts, spas, condominiums and schools. In addition, Elana worked as a commercial litigator, handling disputes arising from commercial real estate transactions, shareholder agreements, breach of contract and interference with business relationships and defamation.

Elana has achieved the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating available for attorneys and demonstrates outstanding achievement, legal ability, and professional ethics. Elana is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a civil circuit court mediator.

Elana is admitted to the Florida Bar (1998) and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (1998).  She has tried cases before juries in state and federal court throughout South Florida.

Elana received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law in 1998 with honors.  Elana received her Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995.  Elana is a Miami native.  She currently lives in Parkland with her husband and two children.  When not practicing law, Elana volunteers regularly in her community and is a Board Member at Large of the Women’s Executive Club of South Palm Beach County.

If you have a been a victim of sexual assault, or if you know someone who has, please contact our law firm at 1-888-283-9922 or send an email to sexual abuse lawyer Elana Goodman at elana@adamhorowitzlaw.com

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts