Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg: Attorney with Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A.

Biography

Mr. Goldberg's fifty year legal career has spanned broad areas of both public service and private practice. He served both in the Regional Offices and the General Counsel’s office of the National Labor Relations Board and spent four years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (included service in Vietnam) in capacities involving advising command on developing and implementing labor relations, labor standards and employment discrimination policies for Army Contractors. He served five years as Labor Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, where he had staff and legislative responsibility for mine safety and health, occupational safety and health, wage and hour and workers’ compensation issues. In four years as Chief Counsel to the Labor Standards Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, he had primary staff responsibility for wage and hour, workers compensation and labor standards legislation and oversight.

In private practice since 1985, first as a partner in the Los Angeles firm of Greene, Broillet, Paul, Simon & Wheeler, one of California’s most highly respected firms specializing in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, and subsequently in the Washington, D.C. area firm of Lewis, Goldberg & Ball, P.C., Mike developed an extensive civil appellate practice. He has been counsel of record in more than one hundred and fifty civil appeals in state and federal appellate courts, including significant cases in personal injury, product liability, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, defamation and First Amendment issues, and commercial contract breach and commercial tort. In addition to his extensive appellate practice, he has also been active in complex civil and commercial litigation at the trial level.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Antitrust Class Actions
  • Civil Appeals
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Election Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505.842.9960  Phone
505.842.0761  Fax
www.fbdlaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25326, Albuquerque, NM 87125-0326
University Attended:
University of Vermont, B.A., Psychology, 1962
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, LL.B., 1966; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Labor Law, 1971
Year of First admission:
1966
Admission:
1966, Connecticut; 1990, Virginia; 1984, District of Columbia; 2006, New Mexico; 1987, California
Memberships:
State Bar of New Mexico; New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association.
Military:
US Army Judge Advocate General's Corp, 1966-1971
Reported Cases:
Fowler v. Land Management Groupe, Inc., 978F.2d 158 (4th Cir. 1992); Religious Technology Center v. Wollersheim, 971 F.2d 367 (9th Cir. 1992); Bryant v. Ford Motor Co. 886 F.2d 1526 (9th Cir. 1989); In re School Asbestos Litigation, 789 F.2d 996 (3rd Cir. 1986); Hooker v. Department of Transportation, 27 Cal.4th 198 (2002); Shulman v. Group W. Productions, Inc., 18 Cal.4th 200 (1999); DelFosse v. CACI, Inc. - Federal, 218 Cal.App. 3d 683 (1990); Dirosario v. Havens, 196 Cal.App.3d 1224 (1987); Kaley v. Catalina Yachts, 187 Cal.App.3d 1187 (1986).
ISLN:
919026351
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.4/5.0 (2 reviews)
    • Peer Reviewed
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.5/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.5/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.5/5.0
    • Communication

      3.5/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/10/14 in Antitrust Class Actions

      I worked with Michael for approximately 3 years and he was the most ethical lawyer I have ever known. He is also very knowledgeable and kind. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

      I worked with Michael for approximately 3 years and he was the most ethical lawyer I have ever known. He is also very knowledgeable and kind. I cannot recommend him highly enough. Read less

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    • 3.8/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/27/14 in Complex Business Litigation


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