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Frank R. Goldstein

Frank R. Goldstein

Attorney at Law
Frederick, Maryland

Frank Goldstein has been a partner in the DC offices of Sidley Austin and Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper), where he was the managing partner of the Washington office. Frank's clients have included such firms as ING (London Office), Merrill Lynch, the United States Olympic Committee, Legg Mason, T. Rowe Price, numerous publicly-owned companies, as well as small and medium sized businesses. His practice has focused on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. He has appeared on CNN and on Reuters TV and has testified before the U.S. Congress. His views on corporate issues have been sought and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week and other financial publications.

Frank is the founder and chair of the Business Law Section of the Bar Association of Frederick County and has served as a member of the Business Law Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association. Frank has chaired or served on committees of lawyers that drafted several Maryland and D.C. business statutes, including portions of Maryland's Real Estate Investment Trust law and Maryland's versions of the Limited Liability Company and Limited Partnership statutes. He continues to represent national companies and organizations as well as Frederick and Montgomery County area companies and individuals in business law matters. He also serves as a mediator and as an expert witness in business disputes.


Areas of Practice

  • Capital Formation
  • Business Organization
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder and Director Issues
  • REITs, LLCs, and LPs
  • Public Charities and Private Foundations

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia (Inactive)
  • Massachusetts (Inactive)


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • LLB
    • Honors: Law Review Editor
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Duke University
    • BA

Published Works


Honors and Awards

  • Included in Best Lawyers in America for 12 consecutive years
  • A-V rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Clerk to Honorable Roszel C. Thomsen, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Former Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Law – Securities Regulation

Pro Bono Activities

  • Life Member of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Fellows of the Maryland Bar Foundation
  • Member of Rotary Club of Frederick, Member of International Committee
  • Past Member of Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland School of Law
  • Member Board of Directors, Secretary, and Member of Executive Committee of The Frederick Arts Council


Law Office of Frank R. Goldstein LLC
3030 Mill Island Parkway, Suite 308
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 240-505-8951
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