Harold M. Goldner
Mr. Goldner’s practice is devoted to relieving sources of conflict and stress in the workplace. He handles employment discrimination claims on behalf of both employees and employers from filing of claims through trial, verdict and appeal. He prepares human resources policies and procedures for employers as well as offering training to employers and even fellow lawyers on employment claim avoidance. He drafts and interprets restrictive covenants and other professional contracts both on behalf of those businesses seeking to secure their assets and for employees looking to make career changes, and enforces and defends these contracts in state and Federal courts.
A trial lawyer with more than 34 years of courtroom and appellate experience, Mr. Goldner has been President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association, which is an organization devoted to assisting employees in redressing employment discrimination and civil rights violations.
He has served as Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Employment & Labor Law Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association. He also serves on the Federal Practice Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is a former Director of the Montgomery Bar Association, former Chair of the Member Services Committee, and has also served on its Executive Committee. He has been Chair of the Solo & Small Firm Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and has been on its governing Council since 2001. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company and serves on its Underwriting and Governance Committees. He currently serves on the Lower Merion Township Human Relations Commission and was formerly its Chair.
Mr. Goldner also has written numerous professional and technology pieces which have been published in national and regional publications and he has appeared for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, American Bar Association, and many county bar and other trade and professional associations speaking on employment, electronic discovery, litigation and other technology topics. Most recently his piece “How to Succeed with Staff” was published in the ABA’s GPSolo Magazine. Mr. Goldner holds an LL.M in Trial Advocacy from Temple University School of Law, a J.D. from Boston University and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
When not practicing law, Mr. Goldner can be found practicing oboe and playing with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra.