Teresa K Goebel

Teresa K. Goebel

Teresa K. Goebel
San Francisco
+1 415 733 6052

Teresa Goebel is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Real Estate Industry group. Her practice encompasses a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including hotel transactions, joint ventures, financings and real property sales and acquisitions. She joined Goodwin in 2008. Teresa is co-chair of Goodwin’s Pro Bono Committee and a former member of the Partnership Committee.


Ms. Goebel represents many of the world’s leading hotel companies. She focuses particularly on the acquisition, development, financing, management and sale of hotel, resort and fractional ownership properties. She regularly negotiates, structures and documents management agreements and equity and debt investments for hotels, resorts and other mixed use hospitality projects throughout the world, in locations ranging from New York City to Paris to Macau. Ms. Goebel also has significant experience representing lenders and borrowers in financings of various classes of commercial real estate assets located throughout the United States.

Professional Activities

Ms. Goebel served on the Program Planning Committee for the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), the leading hotel conference in the United States, for three years. Ms. Goebel is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of California and State Bar of New York.




The University of Chicago Law School

(high honors, Order of the Coif)

Artium Baccalaureus1994

Brown University

(magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Honorable David S. Tatel



  • California
  • New York

Recognition & Awards

Ms. Goebel has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading lawyer in the hospitality area in the United States. Ms. Goebel was selected by the Daily Journal for its “Top Women Lawyers” feature in 2014, which honors women attorneys for their significant achievements in various practices across the legal industry.


Ms. Goebel’s recent speaking engagements include the following:

  • Speaking as a panelist on “Hotel Business Update: Acquisitions & Spin-Offs” at the Hotel & Lodging Legal Summit sponsored by Georgetown Law School in November 2015
  • Moderating a panel on “Hot Topics” in Purchase and Sale Agreements” at PLI’s all-day conference on hotel law in September 2015
  • Moderating a panel on “How Do You Select and Negotiate a Management Contract” at The Americas Lodging Investment Summit in January 2015
  • Speaking as a panelist at the Travel Industry Executive Women’s Network Forum sponsored by the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association in January 2015
  • Moderating a panel “Financing of Hotel Transactions” at PLI’s all-day conference on hotel law in September 2014
  • Developing and presenting with a colleague “Hotel Management Agreements: The Owner-Operator Relationship” as a PLI briefing in July 2013

Ms. Goebel has been cited or quoted in the following press articles:

Ms. Goebel’s recent publications include: