Philadelphia, PA 19103
Sidney L. Gold is the principal shareholder of the Pennsylvania & New Jersey employment law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. in Philadelphia, which has been recognized by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register as a preeminent law firm in the field of employment law and civil rights litigation. His practice, as well as that of the law firm, is exclusively concentrated in the representation of both employees and employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including claims under federal and state anti-discrimination laws and federal civil rights laws.
As a New Jersey and Pennsylvania employment lawyer, he has 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.
He 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.
He serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has also served as Vice Chair of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Gold further served as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association for seven years. In addition, he is a member of the Professional Guidance Committee, the Federal Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Gold also serves on the Faculty and Planning Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute.
Mr. Gold was selected for inclusion in Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyers in the area of employment law each year since 2004. He was named to the Best Lawyers in America each consecutive year since 2009 and 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.
Mr. Gold has been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Moreover, Mr. Gold is a founding member of the Third Circuit Court of Appeal Bar Association.
Mr. Gold is a 1975 graduate of Temple University School of Law. Before entering private practice, he served as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia in its Major Trial Division. Mr. Gold has litigated complex cases before courts throughout the United States, and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.
National Employment Lawyers Association Pennsylvania Bar Employment Law InstitutePhiladelphia Bar Association
New York, 2015U.S. Supreme Court, 1998Pennsylvania, 1975U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania U.S. District Court, District of New JerseyU.S. Court of Appeals - Second, Third and Fourth Circuits
Temple UniversityJ.D., 1975
Pennsylvania State UniversityB.A., 1972
1835 Market St #515, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
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Sid provides excellent guidance, strong presence in and out of the court room and you can always entrust Sid has your best interest at mind throughout the process. I do believe Sidney is the top attorney in the country. When looking for a trial and court room attorney there is no one better.
Last year I urgently needed to return to my home town for personal reasons, and was bound by a complicated and comprehensive restrictive contract that would prevent me from finding employment there. Mr. Gold quickly picked apart the contract and laid out a game plan that would steer me clear of any...
When faced with a set of extraordinary acts by my then employer, I asked my attorneys (for other matters), who they recommended for labor law, and they referred me to Sid Gold. Sid talked to me that day, met with me the next day, took careful notes, looked at every document I prepared and supplied....
I would like to express my gratitude to Sidney L. Gold and Associates for the compassionate and highly professional legal services provided to me on very short notice. Mr. Gold personally returned my phone call. I was able to secure a consultation within less than one week. And, the initial consult...
Mr. Gold came highly recommended to me. I can't say enough great things about him. He responded promptly to all of my questions and truly had my best interest in mind. He is easy to talk to and explained the legal jargon on a level that is easy to understand. His work ethic, compassion, and...
Mr. gold was very attentative, kind, and caring. my impression is that he care about and for his clients. I look forward to him representing our interest
Mr. Gold came highly recommended to me by another attorney. I can't say enough great things about him. He responded promptly to all of my questions and truly had my best interest in mind. He is easy to talk to and explained the legal jargon on a level that is easy to understand. His work ethic,...
My attorney was Ms. Vanguri. She is an associate attorney in the law offices of Sidney Gold, Esq. She is very knowledgeable about this area of law, empathetic and professional. Good communicator and not intimidated by the opposing counsel. I was impressed with their service and would highly...
Sidney L. Gold and Associates made it possible for me begin a second professional career (Intellectual Property Law) relatively late in life. If it were not for the exceptional services that I received from Sidney L. Gold and Associates, I most likely would have found myself struggling in the...
Sid and his team supported me in the face of intimidation by one of the world's largest technology firms and secured a better settlement than originally offered
Dear Mr. Gold, We would like to express our extreme gratitude to you for the topnotch, insightful, compassionate and highly professional legal services you recently provided to us during our resolution of a critical and pressing legal matter. There is nothing more important than finding an expert...