Stubbs Alderton & Markiles Announces New Partners

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP is pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2011, Steve Goldstein and Louis A. Wharton have been named Partners of the firm.  Steve Goldstein was also named Practice Group Chair Person for the firm’s Interactive Entertainment and Video Games Practice Group.


Steve Goldstein’s practice concentrates on advising clients within the video game industry on a variety of issues, including the negotiation of video game publishing agreements, merchandising agreements and co-marketing agreements, alternative financing of game development, global corporate structuring, intellectual property protection and exploitation, Internet best practices, and legal issues related to the use and trade of virtual goods.

Prior to rejoining the Firm, Steve acted as Director of Business Development and General Counsel for Flagship Studios, Inc. from 2005 until 2008.  Steve co-founded and served as President, Americas & Europe for, Ping0 LLC, a digital publishing and online operations subsidiary of Flagship.  Additionally, Steve managed the founding of the Ping0, LLC affiliate, Ping0 Interactive Limited, an Ireland company.

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Louis Wharton’s practice focuses on advising startup, emerging growth and middle market companies across a spectrum of industries in securities compliance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.  He counsels clients in the technology, internet/e-commerce, pharmaceutical, apparel and entertainment industries, among others.

To view Louis’ complete bio, click here.