Jeffrey E. Goldman
Attorney at Law
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.
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.
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.
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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