Brian Goldberg


Atlanta, GA
D 678.996.9140


    • Mercer University – Walter F. George School of Law, J.D. (2013); Moot Court; Mercer Advocacy Council; William A. Bootle American Inn of Court
    • Georgia State University, B.A., Psychology (2010), magna cum laude w/ advanced honors

Brian Goldberg is a Partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP’s Atlanta office. He concentrates his litigation practice on complex commercial and business disputes, professional liability defense, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, creditor-rights litigation, lender-liability defense, and premises liability defense. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation and selected six consecutive years in a row as a “Rising Star” in Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine (2018 – 2023). Mr. Goldberg is also a frequent speaker at national conferences.

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Bar Admissions

11th Circuit Court of Appeals 

All Georgia State Courts

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court & Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Ga)

U.S. District Court & Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga)

U.S. District Court & Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ga)

Representative Cases & Clients
  • Durham v. Aerial Funding, LLC, No. 1:20-cv-4035-TCB (N.D. Ga. June 8, 2021), aff’d, 2022 WL 2388423 (11th Cir. July 1, 2022).
  • Mitchom v. Holloway, 1:21-CV-2727-TWT, 2021 WL 8572582 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 8, 2021)

Previous Case Results

  • Represented major automobile dealership with favorable result in dispute over car title and dispute over fraudulent security interest.
  • Represented real estate broker in dispute with homeowner resulting complete dismissal of all counts.
  • Represented petroluem supplier with favorable result in dispute with competitor over permanent covenants,
  • Respresented HOA with favorable result in dispute with homeowner related to allegations of tortious conduct by vendor.
  • Represented numerous real estate investors to obtained specific performance against buyers that failed to close on property.
  • Represented landlord with favorable result in dispute with tenant related to violations of non-monetary lease provisions.
  • Represented numerous real estate investors to successfully quiet title against properties purchased at tax sale after barring right of redemption.
  • Represented Texas lender in obtaining money judgment against defaulting commercial Georgia debtor.
  • Represented homeowner in breach of warranty of title dispute resulting in a money judgment against defendant for over $120,000.00.
  • Represented private lender in obtaining summary judgment against commercial debtor resulting in a money judgment in the amount of over $250,000.00.
  • Represented numerous homeowners to remove security deed of a defunct mortgage lender through declaratory judgment.
  • Represented national mortgage lender in a dispute against another national mortgage lender to remove unlawfully filed security deed.
  • Represented one of the largest private equity firms in the world in dispute in State Court and obtained dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiciton.
  • Represented national bank in State Court with favorable result against a borrower that fraudulently released a security deed.
  • Represented publicly traded property management company in dispute in state court that resulted in favorable settlement terms.
  • Represented private lender against pro se litigant that resulted in dismissal of all counts and a bill of peace preventing further frivilous filing.
  • Represented national bank in numerous foreclosure matters on residential and commercial properties.
  • State Bar of Georgia, Real Estate Section
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Gwinnett Bar Association, Member
Client Successes
Awards and Recognition


  •  2023-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” in Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine 2018-2022
  • Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition, Best Petitioner’s Brief and Oral Argument Finalist
  • Georgia State University, Deans List all Semesters
  • Georgia State Honors Program, and Advanced Honors Degree
Classes/Seminars Taught
  • Panelist, “Modifications, Workouts & Legal Recovery Best Practices That Result In The Best Future Cash Flow,” The 4th Annual NPL Notes & Default Servicing Forum (West) in Dana Point, CA, June 3-4, 2019
  • Panelist, “Due Diligence, Workouts, Bankruptcy & Foreclosure – A Servicing and Legal Perspective on Best Practices and Challenges in Managing Your Portfolio,” Paper Source Note Symposium in Las Vegas, NV on April 11-13, 2019