Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
today announced that Brian D. Goldstein has joined the firm as a Partner in its
Business & Technology Group. Before joining Choate, Mr. Goldstein was
a Director at Goulston & Storrs. Mr. Goldstein has over 20 years of
experience in the areas of business and securities law, mergers and
acquisitions, venture capital, and corporate finance. He previously was a
Partner at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston. Earlier in his
career, Mr. Goldstein was Assistant General Counsel at Groundwater Technology,
Inc., where he handled SEC reporting; acquisitions, divestitures, and joint
ventures; and the sale of a controlling interest of the company to Fluor Daniel.
Mr. Goldstein will continue to represent growth oriented Internet, digital
media, semi-conductor, marketing, software, and medical device companies and
venture capital and private equity firms in the areas of business counseling,
mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, technology licensing
and distribution agreements, and strategic partnerships and joint
ventures. His international practice includes cross border financings and
acquisitions, and a particular expertise representing companies with operations
"This is a significant lateral hire for Choate, and we are very excited to
have Brian join our firm. He is a highly regarded and experienced business
and technology lawyer, and he will further strengthen and deepen our nationally
recognized practice in this area," said William Gelnaw and John Nadas, Choate,
Hall & Stewart’s Co-Managing Partners.
Mr. Goldstein is a member of the American Bar Association, the Boston Bar
Association, and the Association for Corporate Growth. He received his
J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1988 and his B.A., with
honors, from the University of Virginia in 1983. He is admitted to the
practice in Massachusetts.
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP is a leading law firm with nationally
recognized practices in business and technology, litigation, intellectual
property, wealth management, private equity, and insurance/reinsurance.
The firm’s clients range from Fortune 100 companies to leading venture capital
and buyout funds to technology startups.