Michael A. Gold Esq.

Jeffers Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Gold, Michael A.

Michael A. Gold is a Partner with Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP in Los Angeles where his practice involves both corporate counseling and transactions and litigation matters. Mr. Gold's clients range from early stage companies backed by private equity funds to major national companies. He advises companies and their owners and directors, and alternative entities and their managers and members, in business control and governance disputes, risk management, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty matters, conflict of interest transactions, internal investigations, and business divorces.

Mr. Gold also represents businesses and their owners in litigation matters, including trade secret misappropriation cases, regulatory investigations and enforcement matters, failed business transactions, troubled software development projects, and complex breach of contract cases. He has obtained for his clients numerous injunctions enforcing post-employment restrictive covenants and covenants not to compete.You can follow Mr. Gold on LinkedIn or contact him via mgold@jmgm.com.

He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 86, Records Retention for Enterprise Knowledge Management.  This portfolio volume explains how and why businesses should create, review, and/or update their records retention plans to comply with the needs for proper records management and regulatory requirements in today's world of electronic data.  It also discusses the reasons for records retention and how to implement a records retention plan, including doing so in the electronic age under the electronic discovery-related amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. In addition, the portfolio examines how and when to implement litigation holds and the sanctions that could apply for spoliation. The portfolio also takes into consideration security and privacy issues under acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Mr. Gold has created checklists, charts, sample letters, sample notices, and sample policies that can be found with the labor and employment focused practical guidance on Bloomberg Law’s Labor and Employment Practice Center.