JONATHAN A. GOLDSTEIN graduated with Honors form the George Washington University School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University with a major in Political Science and a minor in Women's Studies.
Mr. Goldstein served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice A. William Maupin of the Nevada Supreme Court.
Mr. Goldstein is licensed to practice law in the States of California, Nevada and in the District of Columbia. He is admitted to the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Southern District Court of California, the Northern District Court of California, and the Central District Court of California. He is also a member in good standing with the American Bar Association.
Mr. Goldstein practices in the areas of labor and employment law in both advising clients and litigating cases filed against employers in the public and private sector. He handles labor and employment matters dealing with hiring, firing, contracts, racial discrimination, gender discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, wage and hour violations, OSHA violations, business litigation, trade secret violations and unfair business practices, labor relations issues, including union campaigns, unfair labor practices, and collective bargaining agreements, as well as a host of other related areas. Mr. Goldstein also conducts training seminars for employers dealing with a variety of issues in the workplace including, but not limited to, proper workplace investigation tactics, sexual harassment training, assessing threats from troublesome employees, and how to actively defend against merit less litigation by vexatious employees.
Mr. Goldstein served as an adjunct law professor at Western State University College of Law where he lectured on topics including Sexual Harassment Law. Mr Goldstein has also served as an adjunct law professor at Rio Hondo Community College.
Since 2009, Mr. Goldstein has served as a Judge Pro Tem to the Superior Court of Riverside County.
Mr. Goldstein has lectured extensively on topics concerning labor and employment law at UCLA, California State College in Los Angeles, as well at junior colleges in Los Angeles County. He has spoken on these topics to a variety of trade organizations, including but not limited to, Professionals in Human Resources (PIHRA), California Public Employees Labor Relations Association (CAL-PELRA), Southern California Metal Finishers Association, Employment Development Division-Merced (EDD), and several Chambers of Commerce.