Jerry R. Goldstein

Jerry R. Goldstein

Of Counsel
Silver Spring, Maryland

Mr. Jerry R. Goldstein is Of Counsel with Gilbert Employment Law. Mr. Goldstein has been in the private practice of law for nearly 44 years. He has served as Chairman of the Labor and Employment Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. He represents federal and state employees as well as private sector employees, and regularly advises both employers and employees on issues of employment law. He has handled numerous cases before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), and state administrative agencies, as well as the negotiation of agreements dealing with various employment law issues. He is an Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and a Mediator for the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights. He has written and lectured frequently on employment law topics both to attorneys and to the general public.

Mr. Goldstein graduated with High Honors from the University of Maryland in 1969 and with Honors from The George Washington University Law School in 1972 where he was an Editor of The George Washington Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He clerked for Judge James R. Miller, Jr. on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and worked for Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker in Washington, DC, where he handled litigation against the federal government. He founded his own firm in 1980 before also becoming Of Counsel to Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld in 2002, and then to Gilbert Employment Law in 2016. Mr. Goldstein is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, and is currently on the Board of the Maryland Employment Lawyers Association.



  • J.D., Honors, The George Washington University Law School
  • B.A., High Honors, University of Maryland

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Sector Employment Discrimination
  • Private Sector Employment Discrimination