Mr. Goldman graduated from Northwestern University School of Law after serving as Managing Editor of the Law Review and being elected to the Order of the Coif, the law honorary society. He is also a graduate of Stanford University School of Law with the degree of Masters in Law. He has served on the Board of Visitors of both Stanford Law School and Northwestern Law School. Mr. Goldman was listed in Who's Who Legal: California 2009 as one of California's leading practitioners in the field of commercial litigation. He has also been listed by San Francisco Magazine as one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California. In addition, Mr. Goldman has been listed for over 25 years in The Best Lawyers in America, where he is named as a leader in the fields of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Business Litigation, and Commercial Litigation.
Mr. Goldman associated with the law firm of Morrison & Foerster in 1965. He became a partner of the firm in 1969 and was chair of its Litigation Department. He is past chair of the firm's Partner Compensation Committee.