Jerrold F. Goldberg: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jerrold F. Goldberg

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Operations
  • ADA, Accessibility, Building & Life Safety Codes
  • Retail
  • Sports Facilities and Entertainment Venues
  • Education
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.9209
Fax: 212.801.6400
University Cornell University, B.S., School of Industrial/Labor Relations, 1976
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Admitted1980, New York

Professional & Community Involvement
•Ethics Board Member, Village of Atlantic Beach, New York
•Member, American Bar Association; Labor and Employment Section
•Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

LanguagesSpanish, Conversational
BornHempstead, New York, April 6, 1954

Jerrold F. Goldberg has been practicing in virtually all aspects of labor and employment law since 1979, including the traditional labor/union-management area, employment discrimination, executive employment, severance agreements and wage and hour laws.

He represents management clients in diverse enterprises, including the health care, entertainment, hotel, restaurant, building service, construction, retail and service industries in matters ranging from state and federal administrative proceedings, drafting personnel policy manuals, and discrimination issues such as sexual harassment and the Americans with Disabilities Act, to employment agreements and restrictive covenant litigation.

He has extensive experience representing virtually all aspects of union avoidance and organizational work, as well as substantial motion and trial experience in both traditional labor matters such as arbitration, N.L.R.B. proceedings, strike and picketing injunctive actions and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proceedings before state and local administrative agencies and federal and state courts.

Areas of Concentration
•Collective bargaining negotiations and arbitration
•Union organizing/representation
•EEO litigation
•Real estate transactional issues
•Drafting of employment agreements/severance and release agreements/non-compete and non-solicit agreements
•Wage and hour litigation

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management, 2012-2015
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2006-2007, 2011-2014
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2012-2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013
•Listed, AVENUE magazine, Legal Elite, Real Estate, April 2011
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Articles, Publications, & Lectures
Articles•Quoted, New type of hiring discrimination claim in works, Business Insurance, February 28, 2011
•Author, Do You Know How to Act? (CRA, FMLA and FLSA), The Business Owner, March and April 2003
Blogs Article
•Author, NLRB Not Entitled to Injunction Directing NYC Property Management Company to Bargain with Incumbent Union
•Speaker, 2013 FMLA Master Class for Illinois Employers: Overcoming Compliance and Employee Leave Challenges, BLR, Chicago, IL, September 12, 2013
•Panelist, How To Handle An Employment Discrimination Case, New York County Lawyers Association, May 2011
•Panelist, Cooks and Cases: Celebrity Chefs, Contracts & Laws - Straight From the Kitchen, American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, October 14, 2011
•Speaker, Dealing With Building Employees, New York County Lawyers' Association, March 3, 2010
•Q&A Session, Bound by Union Agreement, The New York Times, September 21, 2012
•Quoted, Rewarding the Crew Aboard a Sinking Ship, The New York Times, May 20, 2001

Associated News & Events
Press Releases
72 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers
31 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
29 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
2013 Edition of Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys
Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 175 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas
Greenberg Traurig's New York Attorneys Recognized in 2012 Edition of Super Lawyers
2012 Chambers USA and Chambers Global Guides Recognize Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys
Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice Recognized Among Law360's Employment Groups of the Year
Greenberg Traurig Enhances its Labor and Employment Practice in New York and Forms Global Human Capital Solutions Group in Response to Client Needs

Is Obesity the Next Pivotal Employment Discrimination Issue Within the European Union?
Welcome to ESTA: New York City's 'Earned Sick Time Act' Comes into Effect, DCA Proposes New Rules
New York City Extends Human Rights Law to Pregnant Women with 'Pregnant Workers Fairness Act'
Supreme Court Rules Employers May Compel Union Employees to Arbitrate Discrimination Claims
Employee Complaints to Customers
FMLA Compliance Expanded to State Agencies


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Is Obesity the Next Pivotal Employment Discrimination Issue Within the European Union?
Jerrold F. Goldberg,Johan Nijmeijer,T.M.J. (Dorothé) Smits, November 28, 2014
Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges worldwide. During the last decade, the population that is overweight in the European Union (EU) Member States has increased significantly, which has resulted in more than half of the EU population being overweight or obese. According to a recent...

Welcome to ESTA: New York City's 'Earned Sick Time Act' Comes into Effect, DCA Proposes New Rules
Robert H. Bernstein,Jerrold F. Goldberg,Terence P. McCourt,Michael J. Slocum,Jonathan L. Sulds, April 14, 2014
Nearly a year after it was first passed in June 2013, the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA), providing paid sick time to employees in New York City, took effect this month. The law has been a top priority for the Mayor of New York City (The Mayor), who championed the original act as Public...

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Jerrold F. Goldberg

200 Park Avenue
New YorkNY 10166


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