Bob J. Goldberg

Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Bob Goldberg has an extensive background in counseling clients in a wide range of commercial, corporate and regulatory matters. He joined Taylor English in 2005 and is the former chair of the Corporate and Business Practice Group. Mr. Goldberg concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, business organizations, and general business operations support. He has significant experience in the technology, telecommunications, hospitality and staffing industries.

Mr. Goldberg advises clients on entity formation, corporate governance, capitalization issues, equity compensation strategies, capital-raising issues, mergers and acquisitions and other commercial transactions. He counsels clients at various stages of their development to address issues, problems and strategy.

Previously, Mr. Goldberg served as vice president and general counsel at Harbor Payments Inc. (now an American Express company), where he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s legal affairs and human resources. Prior to Harbor Payments, Mr. Goldberg spent seven years at MCI Communications Corp., where he was managing commercial counsel supporting the company’s global marketing, product development and sales organizations. During his tenure at MCI, Mr. Goldberg also held two non-legal, business development positions. Before MCI, Mr. Goldberg worked as an associate attorney at a nationally recognized law firm in Atlanta, where he represented clients in federal and state telecommunications regulatory matters.

In 1989, Mr. Goldberg began his career as an associate attorney at a telecommunications boutique law firm in Washington D.C., where he advised and represented a variety of corporate and individual clients in connection with federal and state telecommunications regulatory matters, including acquisitions, licensing, compliance and enforcement concerns.

Affiliations

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Georgia Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Northside Youth Organization, Volunteer Coach
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The District of Columbia Bar

Recognitions

  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, Business Law, 2013

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business
  • Emerging Companies
  • Finance & Securities
  • Franchising
  • Manufacturing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restaurant
  • Retail
  • Staffing
  • Technology

Education

  • American University Washington College of Law, JD, 1989
  • Tulane University, BS, Management, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia