Steven "Steve" Gold assists clients in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial finance, including establishment of various entities and counseling on finance matters. He represents a diverse group of corporations, entrepreneurs, commercial banks, investment banks and investors. Steve counsels them on corporate and commercial finance transactions, investments, secured and unsecured financings, and asset-based lending matters, including loan/equity documentation, workouts and restructurings.
Steve also represents high technology and emerging growth entities, including numerous computer, software and telecommunications companies. His practice includes "corporate divorce" and representation of senior management and professional entities in partnership and corporate matters and general business, commercial and employment-related issues.
Steve frequently testifies on behalf of plaintiff and defense counsel as an expert witness as to custom and standard of care, as well as professional liability, issues arising in commercial, corporate and financial litigation matters. He also provides opinions on corporate/commercial and finance related legal issues.
Handled $65 million structured financing for a worldwide designer and manufacturer of fuel filtration systems, fuel pumps, fuel injectors and valve train components, with almost $300 million in annual sales and an Exchange Act reporting company, with facilities in Connecticut, North Carolina, Florida, France, Italy, India and Brazil
Represented a distributor of motor fuel in their purchase for $60 million; counsel included the confidentiality agreement, letter of intent and drafting of all purchase documents, as well as representing the client before the corporate financier, a boutique investment bank
Selected to the list of “Recognised Practitioners” in Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) for corporate/ m&a in Connecticut, 2018
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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Business Council of Fairfield County, Board of Directors; Growth Network, Chair
Women's Business Development Council, Board of Directors, 2002-2013
Housatonic Community College Foundation, Board of Directors, 2005-2008
Stamford Symphony Society, Board of Directors, Former Member; Former Counsel
Nursing and Home Care of Fairfield County, Board of Directors, Former Member
Jewish Community Center of Norwalk, Westport, Weston and Wilton, Inc., Former Pro Bono Counsel
Community Council of Westport/Weston, Inc., Former Pro Bono Counsel
Urban League of Greater Bridgeport, Inc., Former General Counsel; Board of Directors, Founding Member