James K. Goldberg
James K. Goldberg has experience serving individuals and corporate clients, including both for-profit and non-profit entities, as well as established middle market companies and emerging growth companies.
Jim regularly acts as outside general counsel for clients, and provides counsel to clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate reorganizations, financing transactions (debt and equity), joint ventures (domestic and international) and real estate acquisitions, sales and leasing. He also counsels boards of directors on strategic issues and corporate governance matters. Jim has also represented individuals in a wide array of business matters, including executive employment agreements, stock redemptions, executive compensation arrangements and severance agreements. Jim also counsels clients in the areas of ERISA and employee benefits law, general tax, and in many facets of estate and succession planning and estate administration.
Prior to joining Clark Hill, Jim served as an estate tax attorney for the Internal Revenue Service.
Named among Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates (2022-2024), Corporate Law (2021-2024) by Best Lawyers
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
United Jewish Federation, Finance Committee
Member of the Board of Directors, Hebrew Free Loan Association
Member of the Board of Directors of numerous private companies, including Genco Distribution System, Inc., Hussey Copper Ltd., and National HVAC
Former member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee, Jewish Healthcare Foundation
State Bar Licenses
- New Rules for ’Deferred Compensation:’ What’s Covered and What’s Not?” Communiqué, March 2005.
- “Compensation and Benefit Client Alert: Involuntary Distributions and Automatic Rollover Requirements for Distributions Made On or After March 28, 2005,”Communiqué, March 2005.