Peter Gold is a co-founder of First Book and has served on First Book’s Board since 1992. As president of The Gold Group, Chartered, Washington, D.C., he represents U.S. and European investment banks and hedge funds on antitrust and regulatory issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he provides counsel related to litigation analysis, legislative developments and distressed situations. Prior to founding The Gold Group in 1994, he was a co-founder of Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts’ Washington office, where he managed its Legislative and Regulatory Department. Peter has a JD degree from the New York University School of Law, a master’s from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University.