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Jeffrey E. Goldman
Attorney at Law

Jeffrey Goldman

Jeffrey E. Goldman is the principal attorney at J Goldman Law. His practice focuses on employment law and business litigation, as well as trusts and estates.

Successful Claims

Mr. Goldman has brought numerous successful claims against restaurants on behalf of service employees, including representing a class of servers in a gratuity misappropriation case against a national restaurant chain that resulted in a $2.5 million settlement. He successfully settled a wrongful termination case for an investment banker for $1.54 million and settled a pregnancy discrimination case against an investment bank for $429,000.

Mr. Goldman also counsels plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation matters. He settled an action on behalf of a minority shareholder who was wrongfully denied retirement benefits from a closely held business for $1 million. He also settled a matter involving wrongful termination of medical services against an ERISA fund for $1.1 million.

Speaker at Legal Events

Mr. Goldman is a regular speaker at legal events and continuing legal education seminars. In 2012, he was a panel speaker at Cardozo Law School on representing employees in employment law matters. In 2005, Mr. Goldman presented a seminar at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on federal and state estate planning for LGBT couples and legal challenges for gay and lesbian couples in New Jersey Surrogate's Court. In 2002, Mr. Goldman spoke at the Philadelphia Bar Association's program on employment issues associated with internet companies entitled "Winding Down your Dot Com." He was also a speaker at the 1998 National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") conference on sexual orientation discrimination.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1992

  • New York

  • New Jersey


  • Juris Doctor – 1992: Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • B.S. – 1985: University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member

  • New York City Bar Association, Member

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

  • New York Chapter of NELA, Active Member

  • Pennsylvania Chapter of NELA, Former Co-Chair

Membership & Associations

Mr. Goldman has an acclaimed list of memberships.

  • The New York State Bar Association

  • The New York City Bar Association

  • The Pennsylvania Bar Association

  • New York Chapter of NELA

  • Former co-chair of the Pennsylvania Chapter of NELA

Mr. Goldman served on Community Board 5 in New York City from 2006 through 2008.
He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. He has appeared in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Panel Speaker, Representing Employees in Employment Law Matters, Cardozo Law School, 2012 - Present

  • Federal And State Estate Planning For Lgbt Couples And Legal Challenges For Gay And Lesbian Couples In New Jersey Surrogate's Court, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005 - Present

  • Winding Down Your Dot Com, Philadelphia Bar Association's Program, 2002 - Present

  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination, National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") Conference, 1998 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Community Board 5 in New York City, 2006 - 2008

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