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William D. Goren

Attorney

William Goren

William D. Goren, Esq., Of Counsel to Kitchens New Cleghorn and Of Counsel to Kitchens New Cleghorn consulting arm (Hardman Analytics), in Atlanta, Georgia, has over 25 years of experience dealing with the ADA as an Attorney. His practice, and blog, Understanding the ADA, (a member of the ABA Top 100 for the last five consecutive years, 2014-2018), focus on understanding the ADA so that the client understands what it means to comply with that law. In particular, he provides consulting, counseling, representation, and training services involving compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and related laws. He is also a trained mediator and a FINRA arbitrator. Finally, he is the author of Understanding the ADA, now in its 4th edition (ABA 2013), and numerous other articles on the rights of persons with disability.

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Paul M. Sternberg

Attorney

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Paul M. Sternberg is in private practice at his own Houston, Texas law firm since 2001. He concentrates his practice in the areas of internet defamation law and business law. Mr. Sternberg is a graduate from the A.B.Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 1987, and a 1996 graduate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas where he was on the Dean’s Honor Roll. Mr. Sternberg, a seasoned entrepreneur, is the author of THE GUIDE TO INTERNET DEFAMATION AND WEBSITE REMOVAL and THE GUIDE TO INVESTING IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE.  He has 10 years of experience on representing clients who have been the victims of defamatory cyber-attacks.  Mr. Sternberg has developed a reliable blueprint in securing positive solutions in most cases. He has shared his professional knowledge with FOX NEWS and many other media outlets to discuss internet defamation. He is a frequent speaker to attorneys and community groups. He may be reached at www.TheDefamationAttorney.com or his office at 713-789-8120.

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J. Brian Page

Attorney

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Mr. Page practices in the areas of domestic and international estate planning, federal tax planning, federal and state tax controversy, and probate and trust administration. He has extensive experience developing sophisticated estate plans for wealthy individuals and families. These plans are designed to reduce potential tax burdens within the context of each client’s overall estate-planning objectives. He also works with clients to create and implement effective estate plans that take advantage of the laws of foreign jurisdictions.

He also advises clients on federal tax issues. This includes planning for all federal tax issues that might arise for U.S. residents, non-resident aliens, green card holders, and their ownership interests in foreign trusts, corporations, or other entities. It also encompasses the taxation of crypto-currency, pre-immigration tax planning for non-resident aliens, and the analysis of federal income and transfer taxes on non-resident aliens, green card holders, and their families.

Mr. Page writes and lectures frequently on the topics of estate planning, probate and trust administration, federal taxation, and international tax.

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Gerardo Balboni

Attorney

Gerardo Balboni has over twenty years of corporate law experience representing companies and individuals that buy, sell, and invest in growth businesses. Gerardo represents growth companies seeking venture capital investment, venture capital and private equity funds, buyers and sellers of businesses, and licensors and licensees of technology and software. He speaks to groups on topics such as software licensing, acquisition of technology companies, venture capital, and controlling legal costs in corporate finance transactions.

Gerardo has written the recent developments column for the Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and has written articles on topics involving venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and taxation. He is a member of and an active participant in the Atlanta Venture Forum, the Technology Alliance of Georgia, the Computer Law Association, the committees on the Law of Cyberspace, Small Business, and Negotiated Acquisitions of the Business and Banking Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the Technology Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

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Stefan Smith

Attorney

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Stefan Smith has extensive experience in employee benefits and executive compensation law. He works with both public and private entities to establish and ensure the continued compliance of tax-qualified defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans, including 401(k)/profit sharing plans, traditional defined benefit plans, money purchase plans, employee stock ownership plans, and cash balance plans. In addition, Stefan assists with employee benefit matters arising during mergers and acquisitions and works with all forms of health and welfare plans and executive and equity-based compensation, including incentive and non-qualified stock options, restricted stock awards, stock appreciation rights, employee stock purchase plans, phantom equity, performance unit and bonus plans, SERPs and other excess benefit plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans.

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Kevin M. Levy

Attorney

Kevin is a shareholder in the Miami office and chair of the firm’s Technology Transactions practice. For more than 20 years, Kevin has advised innovative companies on business, corporate and technology matters at all stages of growth, including U.S. and foreign-based global corporations, technology enterprises and entrepreneurial ventures.
Kevin is known for his personalized approach to strategic counseling and providing savvy advice on mergers and acquisitions, software licensing and Cloud-based services. He also advises clients on practical, real-world approaches to corporate structuring and restructuring, complex IT development, intellectual property and technology licensing, e-commerce and commercial transactions, data privacy and security, product marketing and distribution, outsourcing transactions and service agreements.
Kevin is frequently interviewed by the media on current business and technology law issues and trends. He was named 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Technology Law by Best Lawyers in America® and in 2017 was presented with the “Salute to Miami’s Leaders” Award by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Kevin has also received recognition from numerous industry publications, including Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, Florida Trend, South Florida Business Journal and Business Leader Media.
In addition to practicing law, Kevin has contributed to the development of Florida’s technology industry by having served as the chair of the Computer and Technology Law Committee of The Florida Bar, chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Technology and Bioscience Committee and as co-chair of the Beacon Council’s Information and Technology Committee. Kevin has also devoted substantial time, energy and mentorship in developing the South Florida technology community.