Seth A. Goldberg is a partner in the firm's Trial Practice Group, where he represents international corporations, public and private, and their directors and officers in complex litigation, across a range of substantive areas. Mr. Goldberg is an active trial lawyer, who regularly appears in federal and state courts and arbitral forums throughout the United States. He has extensive experience in business litigation matters, such as antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, and financial arrangements, and places a particular emphasis on matters involving fiduciary duties and securities. In such matters, he has obtained successful results in class action and derivative litigation, internal corporate affairs investigations, and federal and state government investigations, including investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and the New York Attorney General.
In connection with his trial practice, Mr. Goldberg has taught a course at Villanova Law School titled Complex Litigation Theory and Practice. He is also a member of the firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee, a mentor for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and a mentor and mock trial coach for students at the Girard College High School.
Mr. Goldberg is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the District of Columbia and Florida.
•Villanova Law School
- Adjunct Professor, Complex Litigation Theory and Practice
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2008-present
- Associate, 2003-2007
•Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Washington, D.C.
- Associate, 1999-2003
Honors & Awards
•Recognized as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in Business Litigation, Philadelphia magazine, June 2011 and December 2008.
Civic and Charitable Activities
•Girard College High School
- Developed and implemented a mentoring program for juniors and seniors interested in the practice of law
- Coach, Mock Trial Team
•Leadership Council for Legal Diversity, Mentor
•Co-author, Representing the Targeted Executive: Diplomacy Matters, Corporate Counsel, May 29, 2014
•Co-author, Settling the Issue of Life Settlements, The Deal, March 9, 2011
•Class Arbitration Chaos, BNA Class Action Litigation Report, 11 CLASS 2, January 22, 2010
•Rehashing Issues in Class Action Arbitration, Dispute Resolution Magazine, Fall 2008, Vol. 14, No. 1
•O'Dell v. Netherland: Unconstitutional Death Sentence Affirmed on a Technicality, Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 8.1, Fall, 1998