Daniel S. Goldstein is Counsel in the Litigation and Labor and Employment Practices of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Mr. Goldstein’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and labor and employment law. Mr. Goldstein has litigated cases before state and federal courts, appellate courts, arbitration forums and administrative agencies. He has first-chair experience arbitrating cases before the AAA/ICDR, and he has handled a variety of complex cases involving multi-state and cross-border litigation in jurisdictions such as Delaware, California, Florida, Washington D.C., the Netherlands, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Israel.
Mr. Goldstein’s labor and employment practice includes handling litigations over employment contract disputes, claims of wrongful termination, class/collective actions under wage and hour laws, discrimination, and disputes over trade secrets and restrictive covenants. Mr. Goldstein also counsels clients on federal, state and local labor and employment laws and regulations, drafting employment and severance agreements, and dispute avoidance.
In addition, Mr. Goldstein maintains a diverse commercial litigation practice with experience litigating corporate governance disputes, business break ups, disputes over corporate duties and fiduciary obligations, breach of contract cases including claims of fraud and misrepresentation, and disputes over real estate and intellectual property.
Before joining Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, Mr. Goldstein was a commercial litigator with Shiboleth LLP. His previous experience includes judicial internships with the Honorable Joseph McLaughlin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Robert Levy of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to law school, Mr. Goldstein worked as a management consultant for Towers Perrin (now part of Willis Towers Watson).
Mr. Goldstein received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration, concentration in Finance, from the State University of New York at Albany, where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Goldstein received his J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he was Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law, and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, Trial Advocacy Division.
General Commercial Litigation