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1967 || BREAKING THROUGH THE INDUSTRY

In 1967, good friends Peter Goetz and Gerry Fitzpatrick were feeling restless. Both had built strong careers in engineering and construction, but discovered there were new and exciting opportunities in these fields which could be pursued through the practice of law. With a leap of faith and dogged determination, Goetz and Fitzpatrick eschewed their burgeoning careers and opened the first iteration of Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP. During their initial years of practice, they navigated the often rough and tumble landscape of New York City construction with loyalty, honesty, accessibility, and commitment to their clients, the same principles that guide the firm to this day.

 
 

1975 || COMMANDING NEW HEADQUARTERS

Goetz Fitzpatrick move into space at One Penn Plaza, its current home.

 
 

1985 || A CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP

Bill Flynn joins Goetz and Fitzpatrick—GF becomes Goetz Fitzpatrick & Flynn. Gerry Fitzpatrick dies.

 
 

1997 || PARTNERSHIP GROWTH

Goetz Fitzpatrick & Flynn renamed Goetz, Fitzpatrick, Carbone, Eiseman, Finegan & Rubin to reflect current partnership structure of firm.

 
 

1999 || A NEW MERGER

Goetz, Fitzpatrick, Carbone, Eiseman, Finegan & Rubin merges with Ferster, Bruckman, Wohl, Most & Rothman and becomes known as Goetz, Fitzpatrick Most & Bruckman.

 
 

2002 || RENAMING

Goetz, Fitzpatrick Most & Bruckman renamed Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP.

 
 

2014 || MOVING UP

The firm moves to its current space within One Penn Plaza. GF remains the longest tenured tenant at the building.
 
 

2015 || COMMERCIAL LEASING

Gerald Morganstern joined the firm to cement the firm’s commercial leasing practice. GF expands into commercial leasing.

 
 

2017 || REBRANDING A LEGACY

The firm celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gala for its clients, friends and colleagues. The orange GF "Maze" logo is born.

 
 

2018 || NEW PARTNERS

Aaron Boyajian and Josh Oberman become equity partners of the firm.

 
 

2020 || FEMALE LEADERSHIP

Alison Besunder joins the firm as an equity partner.