Helen Goldstein focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and securities. While Helen maintains a general cross-industry practice, Helen also assists and advises companies that transact in highly regulated or intellectual property rich environments such as the pharmaceutical industry. As such, Helen is a member of the firm’s Life Sciences Group.
Complementing this, Helen is also a member of the firm’s cannabis group and has assisted both THC and CBD enterprises from start-ups through to public companies. She is adept at navigating the patchwork of local, state, national and international regulatory schemes that currently define this industry.
As a valuable member of the team working on some of the firm’s largest recent deals, Helen’s project management experience brings efficient leadership to key parts of the transactional process such as due diligence.
Along with her own knowledge, Helen understands how to leverage the experience of all our practice groups. Balancing both the big story and small nuance, she provides our clients with an insightful and comprehensive perspective on the transactions at hand and all the stakeholders at the table.
Overall, Helen is laser-focused on her clients’ agendas, has a reputation for building creative transactional structures, and takes a collaborative approach to contracting.
In addition to her normal areas of practice, Helen is a member of the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Team, an interdisciplinary team of lawyers, formed quickly after recognizing the complex legal issues that businesses would confront as a result of the coronavirus. This group has issued legal alerts and newsletters on the topic and has hosted multiple webinars to address a range of concerns. The group remains committed to monitoring the issues and bringing as much clarity and guidance to clients as possible. More information is available in the COVID-19 Resource Center.
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2018)
CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing
Willard Pedrick Scholar
University of Nottingham, U.K. (Bachelor of Laws with Honors, 2000)
"An Introduction to Hemp," Co-Presenter, Arizona Society of CPAs (August 6, 2020)