Sarah S. Gold

Sarah S. Gold is a partner in the Litigation Department.

Sarah represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies, underwriters, boards of directors, and executive officers, in a full range of securities matters. These include the defense of class action and derivative lawsuits, and internal investigations, SEC and other regulatory, and federal criminal investigations and litigations. Sarah also counsels companies on regulatory issues, fiduciary duties, and codes of conduct and handles a wide variety of other civil and criminal matters, including various commercial litigations for large public companies.

Sarah served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, including in the securities frauds unit, for six years prior to entering private practice.

Sarah authors a column on securities law for the New York Law Journal and has written extensively on securities law issues. She also has served on several not-for-profit boards, including the Board of the National Center for Victims of Crime, a resource and advocacy organization responsible for many national legislative initiatives involving crime victims, and on the Board of the Thomas Moran Trust, a not-for-profit corporation responsible for the historic preservation and development of the home of Thomas Moran, the nineteenth century American artist, in East Hampton New York.

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Recent Publications

“Second Circuit Addresses Standards for Officer and Director Bar Orders,” New York Law Journal, June 12, 2013

“The Hazards of SOX Whistleblower Claims,” New York Law Journal, April 10, 2013

“Market Manipulation: A Stock Opera,” New York Law Journal, February 13, 2013

“Executive Risks—A Boardroom Guide,” U.S. Securities Law Chapter, 2012/2013

“Does Federal Government Rescue Create Fiduciary Duties?,” New York Law Journal, December 12, 2012

“Second Circuit Addresses Rare Exceptions to §16(b) Liability,” New York Law Journal, August 8, 2012

“Delaware Enforces Confidentiality Agreements to Enjoin Hostile Bid,” New York Law Journal, June 13, 2012

“Efficient Market Analysis for Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption,” New York Law Journal, April 11, 2012

“Does SOX Whistleblower Protection Have Extraterritorial Application?,” New York Law Journal, February 8, 2012

“Judicial Pragmatist’s Approach to SLUSA Preclusion,” New York Law Journal, December 15, 2011

“Constitutional Scrutiny of the SEC’s Forum Selection,” New York Law Journal, August 10, 2011