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Goddard Law’s Labor and Employment litigation practice seeks equality in the workplace. Our dedicated attorneys offer clients experienced, sophisticated, and cost-effective representation in discrimination and retaliation cases.

Goddard Law has prevailed in actions involving all manner of employment discrimination claims, including sexual harassment, age, race, religion, gender, disability, and sexual orientation.

Goddard Law is dedicated to representing employees and other individuals in all industries and at all employment levels. As advocates for workplace fairness, our passion and profession is to help advance the goals of employees and protect their rights against injustices at work.

We understand how powerless individuals facing discrimination and retaliation can feel, and we have made it our duty to empower our clients to stand up to employers who have wronged them and also to move forward in the job market with confidence. The attorneys at Goddard Law are dogged and tenacious and don’t think twice about taking on employers of any size.

As evidenced from the firms’ three recent trial wins, including jury verdicts of $1.34 million, $13.4 million and $2.35 million, Goddard Law is not afraid of “David and Goliath” situations. Our cases have been covered by major media outlets including the New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, Telemundo, Law.com, and The Daily Mail.

ATTORNEYS

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Megan Goddard

Managing Attorney

Megan Goddard is an employment discrimination lawyer devoted to protecting equality in the workplace. She represents victims of all types of discrimination, including race, gender, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation and national origin, as well as victims of sexual harassment...



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Elizabeth Budnitz

Associate Attorney

Elizabeth Budnitz has over ten years of experience in the public sector, working for justice both in the United States and abroad. After graduating from Brooklyn Law School (a member of the Brooklyn Law Review), she clerked for The Honorable Joan M. Azrack in the Eastern District of...



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Andréa Pomeranz

Associate Attorney

Andréa Pomeranz is passionate about empowering clients who face discrimination, retaliation, and/or harassment in the workplace. While in law school, Andréa interned with P. David Lopez, former general counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...



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Colleen McCormack-Maitland

Associate Attorney

Colleen has a strong record of advocacy for justice in a variety of contexts, and is committed to providing zealous representation to clients who have faced employment discrimination. Prior to joining Goddard Law, Colleen spent seven years as a defense attorney at New York County Defender Services....



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PRACTICE AREAS

Goddard Law Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

Medical Privacy in the Workplace: Does my employer have my medical information, and how can they use it?

Information you provide on applications for disability, life, or accidental insurance with private insurers or government programs can also become part of your medical file. All of these types of medical records present privacy implications for you as an

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

"The great majority of pregnant women and new mothers want to breastfeed but face significant barriers in community, health care, and employment settings."

–Senate resolution marking National Breastfeeding Month.

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Workplace Fairness

What do people want to know about their privacy rights in the workplace this week?

This Weeks Top Searches in Workplace Privacy

  • Drug Testing
  • Medical Privacy
  • Workplace Surveillance
  • Criminal Records
  • Dress Codes and Grooming