Gerald A. Golden

Gerald A. Golden

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Recognized since 2006

Chicago, Illinois

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

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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.

Contact & Links


  • Two North LaSalle Street, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60602


  • DePaul University , J.D., graduated 1972
  • Northwestern University, MBA, graduated 1968
  • Washington University in St. Louis, AB, graduated 1966

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois

44 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management

Special Focus

  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Management

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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

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