Stephen L. Golan

“Legal advice does not happen in a vacuum. I devote a lot of time and energy to getting to know my clients—understanding their financial situation, business needs and objectives. It’s the surest way to provide the support they deserve.”

Stephen L. Golan
Managing Partner

EXPERTISE

  • Representation of closely held companies from start-ups to businesses exceeding $500 million in sales per year
  • Solid knowledge of general business issues
  • Specific experience with:
    • Corporate and real estate law
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Shareholder services
    • Succession management

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit)
U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois

CREDENTIALS

Martindale-HubbellSuper LawyersLeading Lawyers

EDUCATION

J.D. from Northwestern University, 1978
M.B.A. from Northwestern University, 1978
Certified Public Accountant, 1976
B.A. from Claremont Men’s College, 1974

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois, 1978

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Advisory Board of Leading Lawyers

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Stephen L. Golan co-founded Golan Christie Taglia in 1993. As the firm’s Managing Partner, Stephen understands first-hand the many issues faced by business owners.

Prior to starting Golan Christie Taglia, Stephen was a partner with Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather and Geraldson, where he began his legal career as an associate in 1978.