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Steve Gold

Steve Gold

McGuireWoods LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Steve is chair of the cross-departmental technology and outsourcing practice with over 30 years of experience as a technology and outsourcing lawyer.

His experience includes a wide range of technology-related matters including structuring, negotiating, and advising on information technology and business process outsourcings; traditional software transactions such as commercial and strategic software licensing; large-scale systems procurement and development; and technology marketing and strategic alliances. He also counsels clients regarding evolving "software as a service" business models, blockchain technology, Internet commerce, open source software, and data security and intellectual property matters relating to software and information content.

In addition to his work in the technology and outsourcing field, Steve has broad experience in corporate and business law, having represented public and private companies ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to smaller entrepreneurial entities, particularly in the software and technology fields. His experience includes work in public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Steve has an academic background and work experience in the field of computer science and systems analysis. Prior to practicing law, he was a computer analyst at United Information Services and a computer systems consultant.

Steve has been selected for inclusion in the Chambers USA directory of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Technology & Outsourcing, Illinois and was also highlighted in The Legal 500 directory for media, technology and telecoms (Technology: Transactions).

He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, and received a BA with Distinction from the University of Michigan. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and Ohio.

Steve Gold is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Topics Related to Software License Agreements (July 2017) - Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017, Friday, December 08, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2018, Thursday, November 01, 2018, Chicago, IL

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