Jonathan M. Bernstein: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Jonathan M. Bernstein

Partner
Albany,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone518.935.4240

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Municipal and Governmental Liability
  • Constitutional Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Professional Liability
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Appellate
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 518.935.4240
Fax: 518.463.5420
http://www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/jonathan-m-bernstein
 
University University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 1996
 
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 2002 Former Assistant Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review
 
Admitted2003, New York; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional Affiliations

•Defense Research Institute: Government Liability (Court Reporter Correspondent)

Civic Activities

•Member, Town of Sand Lake Planning Board

 
BornNew York, New York, March 14, 1974
 
Biography

Jonathan Bernstein, a partner in the firm's Albany office, concentrates his practice in municipal liability, general litigation, professional liability, appellate advocacy, and defending civil rights and employment discrimination suits. He has defended government agencies, elected officials, police officers, corrections officers, as well as numerous counties and local governments in civil rights suits in federal and state courts. His professional liability experience includes representing accountants and lawyers in malpractice lawsuits. Jon has handled appeals before New York's appellate courts, including the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has also tried cases to verdict in state and federal court.

Before joining Goldberg Segalla, Jon served as a confidential clerk for the New York Court of Appeals from 2002 to 2004.

Jon is the editor of Goldberg Segalla's Government Liability, Civil Rights, and Labor and Employment newsletter .

Honors

• Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Civil Rights)

Civic Activities
•Member, Town of Sand Lake Planning Board

Prior Experience
•New York State Court of Appeals, Confidential Clerk, 2002-2004

Achievements
Forty-Six Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 11, 2014
Super Lawyers Names Nearly Three Quarters of Goldberg Segalla's Upstate New York Attorneys
August 19, 2013
Goldberg Segalla Announces 2011 Promotions
January 3, 2011

publication & presentation

Co-Author, Government Tort Caps, Immunity, and Liability State-by-State Compendium , Defense Research Institute, 2014

Co-Author, “Examining the 'Free' in Free Public Services Doctrine,” For the Defense , Defense Research Institute, July 2013
Author, “Citizens United Explored From A Different Perspective,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, May 2010
Co-Author, “Timeless Guideposts For Effective Corporate Governance,” FDCC Quarterly, Spring 2009
Author, “School Limiting Student Speech Held Constitutionally Permissible,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, March 2009
Presenter, “Perspectives When Preparing For The Automobile Claim: From Claim Stage Through Discovery And Trial,” NYSBA Keeping Current With Automobile Litigation CLE Seminar, September 2008
Author, “U.S. Supreme Court Upholds New York's System For Electing Judges,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, April 2008
Co-Author, “Municipal Strip Search Policy And The Law,” For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, June 2007
Author, “U.S. Supreme Court Limits Remedy Available For Knock-And-Announce Violation,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, February 2007
Co-Author, “New York Court Of Appeals Rejects The Product Line Exception To Successor Corporate Liability,” New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Winter 2007
Author, “Government Can Be Held Liable Under FTCA For Postal Employee's Negligence,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, June 2006
Co-Author, “A Practitioner's Guide To Use Of The PLRA In Federal Civil Rights Actions,” For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, April 2006
Author, “United States Supreme Court Issues Groundbreaking Decision On Government's Use of Eminent Domain,” The Whisper, Defense Research Institute, October 2005

Presentations
“Perspectives When Preparing For The Automobile Claim: From Claim Stage Through Discovery And Trial,” NYSBA Keeping Current With Automobile Litigation CLE Seminar, September, 2008

 
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Office Information

Jonathan M. Bernstein

8 Southwoods Boulevard, Suite 300
AlbanyNY 12211-2364




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