Curtis L. Golkow, founder of Golkow Business Law LLC, has been practicing business, finance and securities law for over 35 years, with more than 20 years at large, prestigious Philadelphia-based regional and national law firms, representing entrepreneurs, emerging companies, investors, lenders and middle-market companies across a wide variety of industries.

Curt has served on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Business Law Section and is a former Chair of its Mergers & Acquisition Committee. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on business law topics in continuing legal education programs for other lawyers and at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.


Selected by peers as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers supplement to Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2004

Martindale-Hubbell – “AV Preeminent” rating (the highest possible rating for a lawyer, based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, experience and ethical standards)

Selected for the Legal Elite lists of attorneys who exemplify best practices and outstanding legal advice by Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine.


University of Pennsylvania Law School, Juris Doctor, May 1988. Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Business Law

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science in Economics, cum laude, May 1985, Concentration in Finance


American Bar Association, member of Business Law Section (1988 to present) and the Audit Response Committee, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee, Business Financing Committee, Legal Opinions Committee, LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Associations Committee, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee and Middle Market and Small Business Committee

Philadelphia Bar Association, member of Business Law Section and Mergers & Acquisitions Committee (1988 to present), Chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee (2008), member of Executive Committee (2009 through 2012 and 2014)


Board, Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (2017 to present)

Board of Governors, Jewish Senior Housing & Healthcare Services (1999 to 2011, Executive Officer from 2001 to 2009)

Board of Trustees, Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey (2003 to 2007) 

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