Jeremy Goldstein: A Tale of Brilliance and Humility in the Face of Career Success

In everything he does, professional lawyer Jeremy Goldstein puts people and the relationships he forms with them at the center of it. He is the founding partner of New York-based Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates firm that specializes in employment law, specifically executive compensation and corporate governance. Professionally, Jeremy Goldstein focuses on mergers and acquisitions of large corporations and has portfolio contains such names as Verizon Wireless, Phillips Petroleum Company, J.P. Morgan Chase, Miller Brewing Company, and MBNA Corporation among many others.



Born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut, the 46-year-old extraordinaire has accumulated an impressive collection of degrees that proves his brilliance and dedication. Before he earned his law degree from the New York University School of Law, Jeremy had graduated with a masters degree from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, which he earned in 1995.



Jeremy worked with prominent law firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions in New York before he founded his own firm. As an upcoming attorney, he observed executive compensation consulting firms breaking off from their parent organizations and becoming independent and realized that it would not be too long before the legal industry suffers the same fate.



This inspired him to start his own law firm to handle only executive compensations, mergers, and acquisitions matters. His firm solves many problems plaguing CEOs and upper management teams such as conflict of interest and contract enforcement. The close relationships he formed with colleagues and clients were the solid network connections that enabled him to land clients after he founded his firm, and to go ahead and become profitable within five years of launch.



It did not take long before Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates stood out from the crowd, and Jeremy himself became a very successful lawyer. This is largely because of his commitment to connect with everyone he interacts with, and to go the extra mile to provide exceptional legal advice, representation and assistance.



Outside the office, Jeremy Goldstein is an active and impactful member of the community. He chairs a sub-commitee within the Business Section of American Bar Association and remains a contributing member of New York University’s Journal of Law and Business and a member of its Professional Advisory Board. He is frequently invited to speak at many professional events and his name appears on professional lists including Chambers USA Guide and The Legal 500 lists. He is also a board member at The Fountain House, a charity for adults with or recovering from mental illnesses.


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