Gold, Lessing


  Los Angeles, California, USA
 +1 (310) 312-3228
 +1 (310) 231-8428
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Partner

Corporate & Business Transactions (Chair)
Homeland Security & Regulation

Legal Expertise
Corporate practice with an emphasis on shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, representation of non-profit associations, representation before regulatory agencies, and contractual negotiations.

Industry Focus
Security alarm industry, burgular and fire alarm industry, security guard industry, access control and closed circuit television industry, and discount brokerages.

Key Professional Accomplishments
* Formation of several major security alarm and integration companies.
* Lead counsel in acquisition of one of the largest security alarm companies in the United States.
* Authored California alarm licensing law.
* Worked with many municipalities and states to develop licensing and standards.
* Served as counsel to many buyers and sellers in some of the largest and smallest acquisitions in the security-related industries.

Professional, Business, and Civic Affiliations
* Chair, MS&K Corporate Practice
* General Counsel, California Alarm Association
* Chair, LAEDC World Trade Committee, World Trade Center of Los Angeles and Long Beach
* Board Member, Security Industry Association
* Board of Governors, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
* Board Member, State Capital Group
* Central Station Alarm Association
* USC Alumni Association
* Legion Lex
* Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
* Founder, LA Music Center
* Metropolitan Opera Guild, New York
* Member of Advisory Board, UCLA Friends of English

Court Admissions
* California, 1957
* U.S. Supreme Court, 1973

Education
University of Southern California Law Center, J.D., 1956
Northwestern University, B.S., 1953