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Alan S. Gutterman


Alan S. Gutterman’s prolific output of practical guidance and tools for legal and financial professionals, managers, entrepreneurs, and investors has made him one of the best-selling individual authors in the global legal publishing marketplace. Alan has authored or edited over 300 book-length works on entrepreneurship, business law and transactions, sustainability, impact investment, business and human rights and corporate social responsibility, civil and human rights of older persons, and international business for several publishers including Thomson Reuters, Practical Law, Kluwer, Aspatore, Oxford, Quorum, ABA Press, Aspen, Sweet & Maxwell, Euromoney, Business Expert Press, Harvard Business Publishing, CCH, and BNA. His cornerstone work, Business Transactions Solution, is an online-only product available and featured on Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw, the world’s largest legal content platform, which covers the entire lifecycle of a business.

Alan has extensive experience as a partner and senior counsel with internationally recognized law firms counseling small and large business enterprises in the areas of general corporate and securities matters, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, international law and transactions, strategic business alliances, technology transfers and intellectual property, and has also held senior management positions with several technology-based businesses including service as the chief legal officer of a leading international distributor of IT products headquartered in Silicon Valley and as the chief operating officer of an emerging broadband media company. Alan is currently Sustainability and Impact Advisor at Harvey Esquire.

He has been an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities, including Berkeley Law, Golden Gate University, Hastings College of Law, Santa Clara University and the University of San Francisco, teaching classes on corporate finance, venture capital, corporate governance, Japanese business law and law and economic development. He has also launched and oversees a project relating to promoting the civil and human rights of older persons. He received his A.B., M.B.A., and J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, a D.B.A. from Golden Gate University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, and he is also a Credentialed Professional Gerontologist (CPG).

For more information about Alan and his activities, please contact him directly at [email protected], follow him on LinkedIn, and visit his personal website to view a comprehensive listing of his works and subscribe to receive updates. Many of Alan’s research papers and other publications are also available through SSRN and Google Scholar.

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