Mr. Goldstein works with in-house counsel, business leadership and HR to proactively identify and implement creative solutions for effectively utilizing human resources, complying with legal and regulatory requirements, avoiding liability and resolving internal and external disputes.
Areas in which he provides advice include wage and hour law, employee selection procedures, test validation, protection of intellectual property and enforcement of non-compete agreements.
Mr. Goldstein tries cases before judges, juries and arbitrators and has substantial experience representing employers in class action litigation.
In addition to trying two class action lawsuits to judgment, he has represented clients in other class or collective actions brought under Title VII, the ADEA, FLSA, WARN Act and state laws.
Mr. Goldstein also works frequently with mediation and other dispute-resolution techniques in order to efficiently resolve disputes.
He received his JD from Harvard Law School in 1986 and a BA from Haverford College in 1983, with honors in Economics and Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Goldstein is admitted to practice in both Minnesota and South Dakota.