Dan Gold enjoys complex, high-stakes litigation. He understands that clients do not; they have better ways to spend their time and resources. So it is especially rewarding to have earned the trust and gratitude of happy clients.
Always focusing on ways to obtain early, pre-trial victories, Dan's recent successes include obtaining denial of class certification and dismissal of all other claims brought by hedge fund investors seeking more than $1 billion in damages, summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging improper competition with the American Airlines Center, summary judgment on a $780 million claim arising from a major telecommunications transaction, dismissal of a shareholder derivative case against the directors of a Fortune 50 company, and denials of class certification in significant consumer class actions for the National Football League and other clients. Dan’s experience has earned him recognition by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star in Securities Litigation in the April 2007-2014 editions of Texas Monthly.
Outside the firm, Dan is recognized as a leader in the community. For his service, commitment and leadership, Dan was honored as the Cardozo Society 2014 Young Attorney of the Year. He serves as an officer of the Securities Section of the Dallas Bar Association, a member of the Anti-Defamation League Regional Board for North Texas and Oklahoma, and in the leadership group of the Attorneys Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas.
Dan also frequently writes and speaks on issues related to class actions, securities litigation, and fiduciary duties. He has presented to, been interviewed, or published by the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, Dallas Business Journal, Bloomberg, Compliance Week, Corporate Counsel, Securities Regulation Law Journal, DFW Financial Services Counsel Roundtable, Securities Reform Act Litigation Reporter, Law360, UT Conference on Securities Regulation and Business Law, Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association Securities Section, and Dallas Bar Association Business Litigation and Antitrust and Trade Regulation Sections.