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Partner - Steven M. Gold

Steven M. Gold

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Steven Gold practices 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 in 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/employment-related issues.

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association: Former Member, Board of Directors
  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • Association of Transportation Practitioners: Former Officer, Connecticut Chapter
  • Entrepreneurship Institute: Former Member, Advisory Board

Community Involvement

  • Business Council of Fairfield County: Board of Directors; Chair, Growth Network  
  • Women's Business Development Council: Board of Directors (2002-2013)
  • Housatonic Community College Foundation: Board of Directors (2005-2008)
  • Stamford Symphony Society: Former Member, Board of Directors; Former Counsel
  • Nursing and Home Care of Fairfield County: Former Member, Board of Directors
  • 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; Founding Member, Board of Directors

$65,000,000 Structured Financing

Handled $65,000,000 structured financing for Stanadyne, 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.

$60,000,000 Purchase of Energy Company

Represented RAD Energy Corporation in their purchase by Sprague Energy Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Axel Johnson, for $60,000,000. Counsel included the confidentiality agreement, letter of intent and drafting of all purchase documents. Represented the client before the corporate financier, a boutique investment bank.

RAD Energy Corporation is one of the largest independent commercial motor fuel marketers in the nation, suppling gasoline, kerosene, alternative fuels (natural gas, methanol, ethanol, biodiesel), heating, marine, and aviation fuels throughout the Northeastern United States.

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Education

  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 1978,

    Phi Delta Phi, Pi Gamma Mu

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges, B.A., 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
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