TroyGould Attorneys
Attorneys

MARTIN T. GOLDBLUM

Mr. Goldblum is the chairman of our Tax Department and is engaged in a broad tax practice with special emphasis on corporate and part­nership taxation, executive taxation, tax contro­versies and estate planning. He provided tax consultation in a major international finan­cing and, more recently, in a receivables securi­tization transaction. He routinely renders tax advice in corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Goldblum is rated AV® PreeminentTM 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell, and named a Southern California Super Lawyer (2004–2014).

Representative Clients

Developer and builder of large single-family home projects; manu­facturer of after-market, high-end auto wheels; institutional stock trader.

Previous Experience

Clerk for Judge Oscar H. Davis of the U.S. Court of Claims (now the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit) (1963‑1964). Attorney, Appellate Section of the Tax Divi­sion of the Department of Justice (1964‑1969). Associate, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York (1969‑1973). Member, Rifkind & Sterling, Incorporated, Beverly Hills (1973‑1985).

Publication

Co-author, Chapter 13, "Director Compensation," in Advising and Defend­ing Cor­porate Directors and Officers, California Continuing Education of the Bar (1998, updated 2007).

Professional Affiliations

Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (vice‑chairman and chairman, Real Estate Taxation Committee, 1991 and 1992, respectively; member, Executive Committee, Taxation Section, 1992), New York State Bar Associa­tion. Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Education

CCNY (B.A., 1960). New York University School of Law (LL.B., 1963); Executive Note and Comment Editor, New York University Law Review (1962‑1963); Order of the Coif.