Steven Goldberg
Corporate Law,
and strategic Litigation Advisor

Steven Goldberg

Corporate Law,
and strategic Litigation Advisor

Steve Goldberg, who worked with Mr. Levy since 2006, is a partner at Russ August & Kabat, where he practices in the litigation department. Mr. Goldberg brings professional expertise in entertainment, securities, business tort, real estate, employment, and bad faith litigation, as well as partnership and intra-corporate disputes, antitrust, copyright and trademark infringement litigation. Mr. Goldberg routinely represents customers, stock brokers and brokerage firms in securities arbitrations and represents banks in loan participation litigation regarding troubled real estate projects.
Mr. Goldberg has represented individuals and companies in securities litigations, including class actions and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations. In this capacity, Mr. Goldberg has represented senior executives and board members of public companies in Rule l0b-5 class actions and SEC investigations.
In the entertainment, Mr. Goldberg has represented former and present professional athletes including Jerry West, Mitch Kupchak, Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, Brent Barry, Stacey Augmon, B.J. Armstrong, Nomar Garciaparra, Mark Langston, Rex Hudler, Tom O'Malley, and Sean Douglass. Mr. Goldberg’s significant cases include:
- Representation of a public figure in a defamation action, where Mr. Goldberg's
 client prevailed in a jury trial and was awarded compensatory and punitive damages.
- Contract and antitrust litigation for a home shopping television company.

- Defense of a hip-hop music producer in copyright infringement litigation.

- Representation of law firms and attorneys involved in partnership dissolutions.

- Defense of several California banks against wrongful termination lawsuits.

- Defense of financial institutions against lender liability claims.

- Representation of hedge funds against claims by limited partners.


Mr. Goldberg studied mathematics at Harvard University and Law at the New York University Law School and was a member of the Law Review. He began his career at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. Mr. Goldberg is admitted to practice in both California and New York and has been admitted to practice in both jurisdictions since 1978.
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