Byron R. Goldstein


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Byron R. Goldstein joined Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho in July 2014.  His practice focuses on representing employees and consumers in class and individual actions. Prior to joining GBDH, Byron worked for a litigation boutique in San Francisco where he defended individuals and businesses in state and federal prosecutions, civil litigation, and tort actions. Before that, Byron worked as a public defender for children with the Legal Aid Society in New York City where he handled over fifty trials and other hearings.  He also clerked for Judge UW Clemon in the Northern District of Alabama and worked in the litigation practice at Sidley Austin in New York City.

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  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 2007
  • M.S.c., Development Studies, University of London School of Oriental & African Studies, 2004
  • B.B.A., Business/Finance, Emory University, 2003

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State of California, 2013

  • State of New York, 2008

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2014

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2013

Prior Employment

  • Associate, Clarence Dyer & Cohen, San Francisco, CA, 2013-2014
  • Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society - Juvenile Rights Practice, Brooklyn, NY, 2009-2013
  • Law Clerk, Hon. U.W. Clemon, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2008-2009
  • Associate, Sidley Austin, LLP, 2007-2008
  • Intern, Hon. Richard J. Holwell, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, NY, 2005

Representative Publications

Representative Speaking Engagements

  • June 16, 2017, Bridgeport CLE Panel (webinar) – panelist on 2017 Wage and Hour Update.

  • February 5, 2016, The Impact Fund Conference (Berkeley) – panelist on “Latest on Class Actions in the Sharing Economy.”