Christopher C. Gold
Christopher Gold is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Boca Raton office. His practice focuses on the representation of corporate shareholders in merger and acquisition and securities fraud litigation, as well as classes of consumers who were harmed by deceptive business practices.
Gold is licensed to practice in Florida at both the state and the federal level and has worked on a number of notable cases, including: In re Sony Gaming Networks & Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig. (S.D. Cal.), involving the massive data breach of Sony’s PlayStation Network in 2011, which settled for benefits valued at $15 million; In re Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. S’holder Litig. (Fla. 4th Cir. Ct.), which recovered $9 million for former Winn-Dixie shareholders following the corporate buyout by BI-LO, the then-largest merger and acquisition recovery in Florida history; and In re AuthenTec, Inc. S’holder Litig. (Fla. 18th Cir. Ct.), where final approval is pending for a new Florida record, $10 million settlement achieved on behalf of the former shareholders of AuthenTec following a buyout by Apple, which incorporated AuthenTec’s fingerprint technology into the Apple iPhone.
Gold is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and is currently involved in the Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras matter and the Gerdau S.A. securities litigation pending in the Southern District of New York, in which the Firm was appointed Lead Counsel.
Gold earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Lynn University and a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law. While studying at DePaul, Gold was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta fraternity and served as a Teaching Assistant to Professor Benjamin Alba. During his law school summers, Gold clerked for the Firm, as well as the Chicago insurance defense firm, Sneckenberg, Thompson & Brody.
- DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2010
- Lynn University, B.S., Business, 2006
- United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Robbins Geller and Co-Counsel Win Class Certification in Facebook Biometric Information Privacy CaseApril 17, 2018
- October 5, 2017
- September 12, 2017
- July 12, 2013
- April 17, 2013
- Portuguese (Brazilian)