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Dean Gould Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017

Texas Tech University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2011

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Dean M. Gould is an associate in Dykema's Dallas office. Mr. Gould focuses his practice on Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance matters.

Mr. Gould regularly advises DSOs, MSOs, large practice groups, dentists, physicians and other health care providers in various corporate and regulatory matters, including the purchase and sale of companies and assets, forming regulatory compliant physician practice management structures, private equity investments, the negotiation of key commercial business agreements, and establishing equity incentive options for key employees. In this capacity, he has assisted in drafting purchase agreements, merger agreements, operating agreements, management agreements, employment agreements and compliance policies.

While in law school, Mr. Gould served as a judicial intern with U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas, The Honorable Ken Tapscott, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In his final year, Mr. Gould served as a student attorney in the W.W. Caruth Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic, representing abused and neglected children. Mr. Gould also served as the Air Law Symposium Editor for the SMU Law Review Association and as president of the Red Raider Law Society.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Gould was a middle school history teacher.

Memberships & Involvement

  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member