Gerald A. Golden - Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Gerald A. Golden

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Gerald A. Golden has advised employers for over 35 years on compliance with federal and state employment laws such as the National Labor Relations Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the anti-discrimination and wage-hour laws. He has had extensive experience in collective bargaining, employment contract disputes, non-competition/non-solicitation matters as well as other issues that arise between employers, their employees and union representatives. Gerry regularly practices before the National LaborRelations Board and has tried jury and non-jury employment claims in federal and state courts as well as before U.S. Courts of Appeal. During his career, Gerry has had substantial experience in injunction matters and has tried numerous labor and employment disputes 
before arbitrators. In addition, Gerry conducts regular seminars on a wide variety of labor and 
employment law issues including periodic legal updates for attorneys and managers.

Gerry has been recognized as a leader in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (recommended in “Labor & Employment”) since 2006, and he has also been selected by his peers in Illinois Super Lawyers for the past 10 years.

Gerry is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, a professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide specializing in the practice of labor and employment law.

Additional Information

Court Admissions U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Washington University in St. LouisAB 1966Northwestern UniversityMBA 1968DePaul UniversityJ.D. 1972

    Client Comments

    "Gerry Golden is a cornerstone of our management team. Over our very long partnership, Gerry has spent as much time educating our team as defending it. Whenever last minute problems arose, Gerry was there for us. He helped us manage a broad range of opportunities, bringing additional resources to bear as appropriate."

    -Tom Wake
    Eby-Brown Company, LLC

    Office Location

    Two North LaSalle Street, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60602-3801
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Employment Law - Management
    Labor Law - Management