Howard Gould is a practicing lawyer and also holds a California real estate broker’s license and he is a registered patent attorney with the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Gould’s practice covers many areas of commercial law, with specific emphasis on corporate and partnership disputes, real estate transactions and litigation, and business formation and transactional agreements. Over more than 40 years of practice, his experience covers a wide variety of industries, nationalities, and issues ranging from the mundane to the extraordinary, especially in his litigation and corporate governance practice. These industries include retail, restaurants, manufacturing such as the plastics industry, aerospace related industries, banking, provisions to common carriers, financing, homeowners associations, and many, many others. He attended numerous Boards of Directors meetings, obtained the appointment of provisional directors, and handled various types of appraisal issues in both the corporate setting and real estate matters.
He served as a judge pro tem for 10 years, an arbitrator, a mediator and attended training for those roles. He also provided extensive service to various types of non profit activities, including public schools. Mr. Gould earned his AB in physics from Columbia University in NYC and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. Finally, for over 30 years his firms actively participated through his efforts in international lawyer referral networks including Lawyers Associated Worldwide and IR Global. LAW’s member firms (lawyers and other consultants) hail from 100 firms in 50+ jurisdictions and IR Global covers 155+ jurisdictions engaging over 1000 professionals spanning 60 practice areas.