Franklin H. Goldberger is a Shareholder in the Albany, New York office. Mr. Goldberger has more than forty years experience in the practice of labor law. He began his professional career as a trial and appellate attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., and since 1974 as an attorney in private practice in Upstate New York representing both public and private employers in a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, higher education, health care, broadcasting, municipal government, transportation and retail industries.
In his many years of private practice, Mr. Goldberger has advised employers in successfully resisting scores of union organizing efforts, has handled numerous representation, unfair labor practice, arbitration, and discrimination cases and has bargained dozens of collective bargaining agreements. In addition to providing full-service labor representation to his many clients, Mr. Goldberger has lectured extensively and given seminars on labor relations and employment issues for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), the New York State Health Facilities Association, the Food Market Institute, The Business Council of New York State and various national and local personnel associations.
Mr. Goldberger has been listed in Who s Who in American Law; New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Edition, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; the 1989-2012 editions of the Best Lawyers in America; and named as one of the Top 100 Labor Attorneys in America in 2007 and 2008 by Labor Relations Institute, Inc.