Megan Sarah Goddard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Goddard Law PLLC
39 Broadway, Suite 1540
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 646-604-9347
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%), Employment & Labor: Employee (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Megan Sarah Goddard is the founder and principal of Goddard Law PLLC in New York, New York. A top-rated, award-winning trial attorney with more than 16 years of legal experience, Ms. Goddard focuses her practice on labor and employment law and protecting equality in the workplace, and she provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater New York City metro area who have suffered any of the following at their jobs:

· Any type of discrimination, including race, gender disability, pregnancy and sexual orientation

· Sexual harassment

· Whistleblower retaliation

· Other serious grievances

Over the course of her legal career fighting for the rights and entitlements of workers, Ms. Goddard has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of her plaintiff clients, and she has secured numerous substantial settlements and verdicts for those she has served. From her success, she has earned listings in Topverdict.com's Top 50 Jury Verdicts in New York as well as its list of Top 100 Verdicts in New York State.

In addition, she has received the Distinguished Leaders 2018 honor from the New York Law Journal as well as the Champion Award from Adults and Children with Learning Disabilities, Inc., in 2019. She has also earned many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo and the site's Clients' Choice Award for the past several years.

Ms. Goddard began her legal career in 2003 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School and her license to practice from the New York State Bar Association. She is an active member of the New York City, State and County Bar Associations and the New York County Lawyers' Association, and she serves on the board of the New York Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Retaliation, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2014

About Megan Sarah Goddard

Admitted: 2004

Professional Webpage: https://www.goddardlawnyc.com/the-team

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, I-Mentor organization, Operation Santa Claus and the Cure Huntington’s Disease Initiative Foundation
  • Volunteer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member of NELA-NY’s Gender Discrimination Committee
  • Executive Board of the New York chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA-NY)

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $13.4 Million dollar trial verdict against American Sugar Refinery (Domino Sugar) in a case involving employment discrimination, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment., 2018
  • $13.4 Million dollar trial verdict against American Sugar Refinery (Domino Sugar) in a case involving employment discrimination, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment., 2018
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Office Location for Megan Sarah Goddard

39 Broadway
Suite 1540
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 646-604-9347

Last Updated: 7/1/2021

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