Nina K. Goldberg

Associate

Los Angeles
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Overview

Nina Goldberg focuses her practice on corporate governance with an emphasis on emerging companies. Working with private and publicly held companies on corporate finance and securities matters, she functions much like general counsel, addressing many different issues and situations. Nina has counseled corporations, limited liability companies and other business entities in connection with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate formations and restructurings, and has assisted her clients in drafting a variety of business contracts including consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements and licensing agreements.  
 

Prior to attending law school, Nina was a consultant in Arthur Andersen LLP's Strategy Finance and Economic Group. Nina's accounting background enables her to read business plans, financial statements and accounting documents more thoroughly, thus better serving her clients' transactional needs.

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  • Assisted domestic medical device company in joint venture with multinational healthcare company having an estimated value of $1 billion for the development and sale of a medical device. Maintained deal's organization and assisted in formation of entities across globe through cross border transactions. Documented transaction and provided corporate governance support.
  • Represented publicly traded company in mining industry in connection with a variety of securities matters including review and filing of annual and quarterly reports, drafting of registration statements, and preparation of shareholder rights plan. Most recently assisted with documenting $4 million secured convertible note financing.
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Experience

  • Assisted domestic medical device company in joint venture with multinational healthcare company having an estimated value of $1 billion for the development and sale of a medical device. Maintained deal's organization and assisted in formation of entities across globe through cross border transactions. Documented transaction and provided corporate governance support.
  • Represented publicly traded company in mining industry in connection with a variety of securities matters including review and filing of annual and quarterly reports, drafting of registration statements, and preparation of shareholder rights plan. Most recently assisted with documenting $4 million secured convertible note financing. 
  • Assisted major U.S. software company in the $12.5 million acquisition of another software company. 
  • Drafted private placement memorandum for $5 million common stock offering for an emerging technology company; also assisted with preparation of stock option plan, consulting agreements, warrants, various promissory notes and related blue sky filings.
  • Represented an emerging cosmetics company in drafting private placement memorandum and assisting with simultaneous corporate reorganization.
  • Prepared corporate governance charters, insider trading policy, related party transaction policy, FCPA policies and procedures, and assisted with periodic reports, for public company in the energy industry.
  • Drafted complex limited liability company operating agreement for two merging software companies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Community

  • University of Southern California Law Annual Fund Committee
  • Aveson Charter Schools: Board of Directors

Prior Positions

  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Arthur M. Greenwald of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California
  • Arthur Anderson LLP: Litigation Consultant

Admissions

  • California, 2005

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1999, Leadership Award