Jerrold F. Goldberg - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jerrold F. Goldberg

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

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.

Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor RelationsBS 1976New York University School of LawJ.D. 1979
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkAmerican Bar Association; Labor and Employment SectionVillage of Atlantic Beach, New York

Case History

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

Client Comments

"I have known and worked with Jerry Goldberg for 15 years. His knowledge, professionalism, and work ethic are of the highest possible standards. It is a pleasure to know Jerry and work with him."

"Mr. Goldberg has had an extraordinary relationship with our college for many years. We feel that he has an excellent knowledge of labor and employment law. Importantly, his negotiating expertise, demeanor, understanding of the culture of higher education, and sensitivity to cost have caused me to recommend him to other colleges."

-Paul Ciraulo
Marymount Manhattan College

"I have worked with Jerry Goldberg for approximately 15 years and I greatly rely on his sound business/legal judgment. He has the uncanny ability to understand complex business issues, provide sound, practical advice, and execute on a legal strategy that supports our agreed upon game plan. It is with great pleasure that I am able to recommend him as one of the top labor lawyers to the business community."

-Anne Yarmark
SVP, Human Resources
Choice Logistics, Inc.

Office Location

MetLife Building
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Male