Thomas D. Goldberg

Partner

F: (203) 399 5882
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Overview

Thomas "Tom" Goldberg represents clients in a wide range of industry sectors in large, complex commercial litigation. Clients have sought out his litigation and trial experience in a wide variety of subject matter areas, including representing:

  • corporations and senior executives in securities and shareholder litigation,
  • Big 4 accounting firms defending federal and state law claims,
  • an AmLaw 50 firm in defending a legal malpractice action,
  • parties in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency litigation,
  • corporations in defending putative consumer and TCPA class actions, and
  • individuals and entities in partnership, contract, real estate and trade secrets disputes.

In addition to his practice, Tom has served in a number of leadership positions within the firm. He served on the firm’s Executive Committee for eleven years, including serving as the firm's Managing Partner from 2018 to 2023, a period where the firm experienced remarkable success despite unprecedented challenges. Since stepping down as Managing Partner, Tom continues to play a role, leading the firm in its strategic planning and growth initiatives.

Tom has long been involved with Connecticut Legal Services, the largest provider of pro bono legal services to low-income people in the state. He served many years on the board including a two-year term as chair and now serves on its Advisory Council.

Prior to entering private practice, Tom served as a law clerk to the Honorable Herbert J. Stern, U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

 

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Education and Credentials

Education
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1979, board of editors, Columbia Law Review, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Brown University, A.B., with Honors, 1976
Admissions
State of Connecticut
State of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
Affiliations
District of Connecticut Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Appointed by Chief Judge Underhill, 2019
District of Connecticut Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Appointed by Chief Judge Underhill, 2020
Federal Bar Foundation, Secretary, Board of Directors, 2018
Federal Bar Council, Member, Board of Trustees, 2009-2015
Connecticut Legal Services, Chair, Board of Directors, 2009-2011
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy Committee, Kathryn R. Heidt Memorial Award Selection Subcommittee, 2009-2014
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy Committee, Executory Contracts Subcommittee, Chair, 2005-2008
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business Bankruptcy Committee, Programs and Publications Subcommittee, Co-Chair, 2001-2005
The Business Lawyer, Editorial Advisory Board, 2003-2005

Recognition and Community

Recognition

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Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2024, Commercial Litigation, 2024

Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) of recognized practitioners for Litigation: General Commercial in Connecticut, 2015-2024

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, 2006-2023

Selected to the list of Super Lawyers (Thompson Reuters), Corporate Counsel Edition, 2010

AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)