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Sidney L. Gold

Sidney L. Gold

Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Sidney L. Gold is a New Jersey and Pennsylvania employment lawyer with extensive experience counseling employers regarding compliance with Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA and FMLA. Mr. Gold has significant experience in representing both private sector and public sector employers, including state universities and municipalities in employment and civil rights matters. His labor law firm was lead counsel in the nationwide class action against Abercrombie & Fitch. Mr. Gold has written extensively on issues of employment discrimination and has authored many articles for the Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly. Mr. Gold has also given presentations on employment law to the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He is well-recognized as the preeminent Pennsylvania employment lawyer and is often asked to appear on local news broadcasts to discuss the latest employment law topics of interest.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Retaliation/ Whistleblower
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Severance Agreements
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Wage and Hour Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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Pennsylvania
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2nd Circuit
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3rd Circuit
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Princpal shareholder
Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
- Current
Mr. Gold focuses his Philadelphia employment law practice on: - Age Discrimination - Disability Discrimination - Sex / Gender Discrimination - National Origin Discrimination - Pregnancy Discrimination - Race Discrimination - Religious Discrimination - Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Harassment - Sexual Harassment - Retaliation & Whistleblowing - Qui tam Whistleblowing - Employment Contracts - Family and Medical Leaves - Fraud/Misrepresentation - Restrictive Covenants - Non-Competition Agreements & Trade Secret Infringement - Wage and Hour Law/Overtime Claims - Severance Packages - Wrongful Termination
Assisant City Solicitor
City of Philadelphia
Mr. Gold served as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia in its Major Trial Division.
Education
Temple University
J.D. (1975)
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Pennsylvania State University
B.A. (1972)
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Awards
Philadelphia Super Lawyer for employment law
Super Lawyers
Mr. Gold has been selected as a Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyers in the area of employment law each year since 2005.
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register
Mr. Gold has earned the highest rating of preeminence in the field of employment law by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. Martindale-Hubbell has additionally rated him as an “AV Rated” attorney for fifteen consecutive years – the highest possible peer review rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
Mr. Gold was named to the Best Lawyers in America for the years, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013.
Professional Associations
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Arbitrator and mediator
Current
Activities: Mr. Gold serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Vice Chair
Current
Activities: Mr. Gold has served as Vice Chair of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.
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Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Co-Chair
Current
Activities: Mr. Gold has served as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association for seven years.
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Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute
Board Member
Current
Activities: Mr. Gold serves on the Faculty and Planning Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute.
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Professional Guidance Committee
Member
Current
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Federal Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Types of Employment Discrimination
Sidney L. Gold
Websites & Blogs
Website
Philadelphia Discrimination Lawyers
Blog
Philadelphia Discrimination Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
1835 Market Street
Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Telephone: (215) 569-1999
Fax: (215) 569-3870