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 and discrimination-based retaliation. Megan also represents whistleblowers. Her clients face discrimination in various workplaces, including hospitals, law firms, factories, grocery stores, schools, transportation companies, insurance companies, retail stores, restaurants and child care centers, among others.
Megan’s unwavering commitment to advocating for equal opportunities in the workplace extends beyond her legal practice. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the New York chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA-NY) and is a member of NELA-NY’s Gender Discrimination Committee.
Megan is a longtime volunteer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She also volunteers with the I-Mentor organization, Operation Santa Claus and the Cure Huntington’s Disease Initiative Foundation.
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, where she was a member of the Brooklyn Law Review, she clerked for The Honorable Joan M. Azrack in the Eastern District of New York. She held a one-year legal fellowship at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law working on felony disenfranchisement.
After five years working in international criminal law for the United Nations in Tanzania, The Hague and Cambodia, Ms. Budnitz spent two years as a public defender doing criminal appeals. She is thrilled to join The Law Offices of Megan S. Goddard, where she can fight for the rights of all workers who have experienced discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
B.A. University of Michigan
J.D Brooklyn Law