Steven M. Gold is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York. He was appointed to the bench in 1993.
Judge Gold earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University in 1977 and his J.D. degree from Yale Law School in 1980.
He was law clerk to United States District Judge Herbert F. Murray of the District of Maryland from 1980 until 1981. From 1981 until 1985 he was an associate with the law firm of Orans, Elsen & Lupert. Judge Gold became an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York in 1985, rising to Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division. He left in 1990 to become General Counsel for the Department of Investigation of the City of New York, a position which he held until his judicial appointment in 1993.