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.
Anthony (Tony) Consiglio is an employment discrimination and civil rights lawyer. He has represented construction workers and restaurant workers seeking fair wages; a nursing mother denied a private room to express breast milk; pregnant women coincidentally “selected” for termination months before their babies were due; adjunct professors who were suddenly non-renewed after decades of service; the only woman in an office full of men, given the worst assignments and denied all the privileges her male workers enjoyed; young women sexually harassed by their supervisors or board members who control the company; female servers “dropped” when their restaurant “upgraded” to a more maître-d’-like “look”; a state court judge removed from the judicial bench when colleagues complained about the effects of her disabilities; and immigrants with long-ago criminal convictions targeted for deportation after they have rehabilitated their lives.
Tony utilizes passionate advocacy and argument, careful legal research, persuasive analytical writing, strategic investigation of documentary evidence, and rigorous examination of witnesses in sworn testimony to get the best results possible for our clients. Tony received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2011 and joined Goddard Law in 2020. Before becoming an attorney, Tony was a high school English teacher.
Siobhan Klassen is an employment discrimination lawyer who is passionate about protecting the rights of employees to be free from a discriminatory workplace. She has represented a wide-range of clients who have been victims of discrimination, including clients with intersecting claims of discrimination. Siobhan has also represented clients with unique or novel claims of discrimination and continues to work to advance anti-discrimination law. Prior to joining Goddard Law PLLC, Siobhan worked in both law firms and not-for-profit firms, including the Gender Equality Law Center, where she focused on impact litigation. Recently, she has focused on employee protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. Before litigating employment discrimination claims, Siobhan was a Fellow of Hofstra Law School’s Access to Justice Incubator, where she represented low-income individuals in a variety of legal claims. Siobhan is a member of the New York chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Associate and admitted to practice in New York and California.
Jennifer Muller is an employment discrimination lawyer who is passionate about ensuring employees are afforded an equitable and non-discriminatory workplace. She previously represented clients dealing with wage disputes, unemployment disputes, discrimination and union issues.
Prior to joining Goddard Law PLLC, Jennifer worked both at law firms and on in-house legal teams. As a former in-house attorney, Jennifer brings an extremely unique perspective and understanding of how employers manage, discipline, handle, and create processes and procedures involving employees.
Frances Codd Slusarz
Fran Slusarz is an employment discrimination and civil rights lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience fighting for workers’ rights. She represents female firefighters in sex discrimination and hostile work environment claims; municipal employees in failure to represent claims against their unions; LGBTQ employees chosen for termination based on “fit” issues arising after their statuses became known to the employer; and employees affected by long COVID and mental health issues in disability discrimination claims. Fran also represents employees of publicly-traded companies in securities law whistleblower claims
Fran’s commitment to improving the workplace started in law school, where she delivered her paper, “Workplace Stress Claims Resulting from September 11th,” to the 55th Annual NYU Conference on Labor and Employment Law. Fran is currently an Associate Editor of Litigation News, a publication of the American Bar Association. When Fran isn’t working, she can be found knitting, sewing, or photographing things she sees and likes.
Susan Kuralt is an experienced paralegal dedicated to justice for workers and provides knowledgeable and careful assistance to the employment attorneys at Goddard Law.
Ms. Kuralt graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese from Washington University in St. Louis, studied the Japanese language at Waseda University in Tokyo, and earned an acting Master of Fine Arts degree in Theater Arts from Brandeis University.
Ms. Kuralt served for four years as the administrative director of New York Insight Meditation Center and taught meditation classes. Her legal career began when she worked as a paralegal for a busy solo civil rights attorney for three years. She then went on to work for 12 years as a paralegal and administrator at other New York based employment and civil rights firms.
Jessica Reid is an experienced paralegal with Goddard Law, committed to providing the best legal support to the attorneys and workers our firm represents.
Jessica Reid earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from Florida International University (FIU), and her Juris doctor degree, from FIU’s School of Law. Jessica Reid then became a member of the New Jersey Bar in 2018, and began her legal career as a plaintiff-side employment lawyer for a boutique firm in New York City.
While Jessica is very passionate about employment law, in 2021, she decided to transition into a more supportive role as a litigation paralegal. Since then, she has worked at other plaintiff-side employment law firms in New York and today, continues to live out her passion to stand up for employees who have been discriminated against.
Lisa Harriott is a Paralegal at Goddard Law. She has enjoyed a career in the legal field for over 30 years in various areas of law, including Employment, Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Trusts and Estates, and Personal Injury. She is passionate about women’s rights and fighting for equality for all people.
Hailey Miller is Goddard Law’s legal intern. She is primarily responsible for drafting and editing legal documents, conducting legal research, and providing assistance to the attorneys at Goddard Law. In addition, Hailey has helped manage Goddard Law’s social media accounts for nearly 4 years.
Hailey is currently pursuing her Juris Doctor degree at New York Law School, where she is the co-founder and vice president of the Digital Asset Legal Association, a member of the Employment and Labor Law Student Association, and affiliated with the Tricarico Institute for the Business of Law and In-House Counsel. This past semester, Hailey was awarded the Nicola & Adele Ferrara Scholarship and the Starr Foundation Scholarship for academic excellence.
Upon graduating from law school, Hailey is determined to pursue a career as an employment discrimination lawyer and join the fight for equal opportunities in the workplace by refusing to allow unlawful employers to get away with exploiting employees.