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BTA Legal Services

BTA's general counsel, Robert Goldberg, has 47 years of industry experience. He provides members with no-fee advice and guidance on a diverse range of topics, including dealer/manufacturer disputes, dealer contracts, employment matters, industry documentation, legislative issues, sales tax matters, fraudulent telemarketing, business valuation, and general industry and business issues as they affect dealers and resellers.

Goldberg can evaluate legal needs, provide advice and guidance, review and analyze reseller contracts, and serve as a third party to help resolve business disputes without costly and protracted litigation. He is available by telephone, email and at most industry events. Goldberg will answer your questions and provide advice, general reviews and templates, but cannot negotiate or customize contracts or templates specifically for your business.

BTA's incoming general counsel, Greg Goldberg, is a savvy litigator with nearly two decades of experience advocating for a broad range of clients. He is partner at Barta | Goldberg. Goldberg's litigation practice concentrates on commercial controversies, including prelitigation dispute resolution, jury and bench trials, as well as mediation and arbitration. He has deep subject-matter expertise in the rules of court and code of civil procedure. Goldberg's clients range from individuals to trade associations to small businesses and large corporations. He has extensive experience defending Fortune 500 companies in the energy sector and defending professionals in malpractice claims.

Prior to joining Barta | Goldberg, Goldberg managed the litigation services department at the flagship office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to that, he was a partner in the law firm of Stamos & Trucco LLP, also in Chicago. Goldberg is licensed to practice law in California, New York, Illinois and Missouri (inactive). He has been recognized for many years as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star and Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer. In 2019, Legal Aid Chicago awarded him Volunteer of the Year honors in its pro bono partnership with Katten. He is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown University, with a major in Spanish and minors in business and English. Goldberg graduated from the George Mason University School of Law in 2005.

For legal consultation, call the BTA Legal Hotline at (312) 648-2300 or email Bob Goldberg at

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BTA Incoming General Counsel Greg Goldberg introduces himself at the 2023 BTA National Conference, held Aug. 30-31, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts.

BTA has named a scholarship after Goldberg, thanking him for his service to the association. Watch the video below to see 2014-15 BTA President Ron Hulett present Goldberg with the Bob Goldberg Legacy Award.

On Nov. 2, 2017, Goldberg was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Cannata Report's 32nd Annual Awards & Charities Dinner held at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey. Watch the video below to see the award presentation.