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Overview

Amy B. Goldstein has more than 30 years of experience litigating cases on behalf of employers, insurers and a variety of businesses in the areas of employment law, commercial litigation, professional liability, and insurance coverage matters.

In her employment law work she defends clients in matters arising from from claims of alleged ADA and other forms of discrimination, wage and hour disputes, whistleblower, and in actions for  employment practices defense. Ms. Goldstein regularly provides counsel and training to human resources professionals at both private businesses and insurance companies.

She has handled numerous professional malpractice cases with a concentration on defending attorneys, and has an accomplished labor and employment background involving the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) and United States Constitutional issues. Ms. Goldstein’s practice also includes counseling businesses with their employment issues. In addition, she has extensive experience in the preparation and argument of appeals in the New Jersey state and federal courts.

Prior to joining Kaufman Dolowich, Ms. Goldstein served as associate and of Counsel at a Philadelphia and southern New Jersey firm where she practiced general liability defense, attorney malpractice defense and insurance coverage litigation throughout New Jersey at the trial and appellate levels.

A graduate of Boston University School of Law, Ms. Goldstein served as a Moot Court Advisor and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law.

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Connecticut

Education

  • Boston University– J.D.
    • American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law
    • Moot Court Advisor
  • University of Michigan – B.A.

Representative Litigation 

  • Gallagher v. Atlantic City Board of Education, et al. (2010) – Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of all client-defendants on all claims in an action involving whistle blowing activities and violations of due process arising out of the election for the position of board solicitor.
  • Cores v. Atlantic City Board of Education, et al. (2009) – Successfully represented all client-defendants in an action alleging claims of national origin discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation. The New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of all claims upon the showing that documents purportedly evidencing the alleged discrimination were created by the plaintiff.
  • Sklodowsky v. American Developers of New Jersey, LLC, et al. (2006) – Successfully dismissed at summary judgment all claims of fraud and legal malpractice alleged against clients, the attorney for the seller of property and his firm, in an action alleging that the attorney owed a duty to the buyer and buyer’s attorney under the Petrillo doctrine. The New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of all claims ruling that the attorneys owed no duty where there was no intentional misrepresentation and no reliance.

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Awards & Honors

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