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.
Shaina Wood has spent her entire career litigating employment discrimination cases in New York. She is proud to work for Goddard Law and help fight for the rights of employees who have suffered from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace. She feels strongly about every employee’s right to a workplace that is fair, safe, and equal, and feels privileged to help her clients take a stand against the unlawful practices of their employers.
Shaina received her J.D. from Fordham University, where she was awarded the Donald J. Feerick Prize in Labor Law upon graduation. She began her career working in the Labor and Employment Law Division of the New York City Law Department.
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.
Harrison Winick has been with Goddard Law for nearly 5 years helping our attorneys in our fight for equality. Harrison primarily handles intake and digital marketing and is passionate about helping our clients obtain justice.
Harrison graduated from Indiana University in 2018 with a degree in political science and has been with Goddard Law since.