Jeffrey E. Goldman

Jeffrey E. Goldman

Principal Attorney
New York, New York

Jeffrey E. Goldman is the principal attorney at the Law Offices of Jeffrey E. Goldman. His practice focuses on employment law and business litigation as well as trusts and estates.

Mr. Goldman represents employees in all aspects of employment law including prosecuting claims for unpaid overtime compensation, discrimination, and wrongful termination. He also regularly negotiates employment contracts, severances, and non-competes.

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 $429,000.1

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.2

Mr. Goldman is a regular speaker at legal events and continuing legal educations 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.

Mr. Goldman is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is an active member of the New York Chapter of NELA, and he is the former co-chair of the Pennsylvania Chapter of NELA.

Mr. Goldman served on Community Board 5 in New York City from 2006 through 2008.

Mr. Goldman is admitted to the bar 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.

Mr. Goldman received his bachelor of science in 1985 from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He received his juris doctor in 1992 from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University.


1. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
2. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.


Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
  • University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. - 1985


  • 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

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

Past Employment Positions

  • Community Board 5 in New York City, 2006 - 2008