Nathan Goldberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-653-6530
Fax: 323-653-1660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%), Employment & Labor: Employee (30%), Civil Rights (20%)
Attorney Profile

This past year, Nathan Goldberg was the lead trial counsel in the following single-plaintiff employment cases and won nearly $70 million on behalf of his clients:

Knutsson v. KTLA - judgment in excess of $4 million;

Reeves v. Alki David et al.- judgment $5 million;

Khan v. Alki David et al. - judgment $58.25 million.

Best Lawyers in America names Nathan Goldberg as 2010 Lawyer of the Year, Labor and Employment in Los Angeles.

Daily Journal names, Nathan Goldberg One of California's Top 10 Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers.

Mr. Goldberg, a partner at Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, graduated summa cum laude from Loyola Law School in 1974.

Mr. Goldberg has been named one of the top 100 Southern California "SuperLawyers" by Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine every year since 2004. In addition, he has been recognized by LawDragon magazine as one of the 500 leading plaintiff's lawyers in America.

In October 2006 a Ventura County jury awarded $18 million to Mr. Goldberg's client, James Stevens, a Vons clerk who was fired after complaining that a female supervisor sexually harassed him.

Mr. Goldberg has a broad range of trial experience in state and federal court. Most recently, Mr. Goldberg was lead trial counsel in both the case of Adams v. Los Angeles Unified School District (2002) and the case of Salama v. King Drew Medical Center (2000). Each of these trials resulted in a jury award well in excess of $4 million. (See Significant Cases for details).

Mr. Goldberg also served as lead trial counsel in the pregnancy discrimination case of Tylo v. Spelling that resulted in a jury verdict of nearly $5 million. Additionally, he was lead trial and appellate counsel in Thorne v. City of El Segundo.

As the lead trial counsel in Thomas v. City of Los Angeles, he represented the director of the Los Angeles Zoo, who had been wrongfully terminated. The District Court granted a mandatory injunction restoring Dr. Thomas to his position on the grounds that he had been denied due process; the court awarded him full relief.

In another well-known case, Mr. Goldberg represented Sandra Bardenilla, a nurse wrongfully terminated after reporting the misconduct of two doctors at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. The jury awarded Ms. Bardenilla compensatory and punitive damages.

In addition to appearing for numerous speaking engagements, Mr. Goldberg has served on various CEB and L.A. County panels on employment law.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Civil Rights

Selections

19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022

About Nathan Goldberg

Admitted: 1974

Professional Webpage: http://www.amglaw.com/Attorneys/Nathan-Goldberg.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Educational Background

  • Lehman College, Bachelor's Degree

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • CEB(Continuing Education of the Bar) and L.A. County Panels on Employment Law

Representative Clients

  • James Stevens
  • Sandra Bardenilla

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Tylo v. Spelling
  • In October 2006 a Ventura County jury awarded $18 million to Mr. Goldberg's client, James Stevens, a Vons clerk who was fired after complaining that a female supervisor sexually harassed him, 2006
  • Salama v. King Drew Medical Center, 2000
  • Thomas v. City of Los Angeles
  • Adams v. Los Angeles Unified School District, 2002
  • Thorne v. City of El Segundo
  • In another case, his client was awarded almost $5 million in a pregnancy discrimination suit in which he served as lead trial counsel

Honors/Awards

  • Summa Cum Laude, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1974
  • One of the Top 100 Lawyers, Los Angeles County, 2011
  • One of the 500 Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America, LawDragon Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Labor and Employment Law - Los Angeles, 2010
  • Daily Journal's Top 10 Employment Plaintiff Attorneys in California, 2009 - 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1993 - 2014
  • AV Rated (Highest Rating) by Martindale-Hubbell
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Office Location for Nathan Goldberg

6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone: 323-653-6530

Fax: 323-653-1660

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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