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 39 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 Investment, Enterprise Risk Management and Governance Committees.
He currently serves on and Chairs the Lower Merion Township Human Relations
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 or stargazing with fellow members
of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers.