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Sidney L. Gold

Sidney L. Gold

Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
  • Civil Rights, Employment Law
  • New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Sidney L. Gold is a New Jersey and Pennsylvania employment lawyer with extensive experience counseling employers regarding compliance with Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA and FMLA. Mr. Gold has significant experience in representing both private sector and public sector employers, including state universities and municipalities in employment and civil rights matters. His labor law firm was lead counsel in the nationwide class action against Abercrombie & Fitch. Mr. Gold has written extensively on issues of employment discrimination and has authored many articles for the Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly. Mr. Gold has also given presentations on employment law to the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He is well-recognized as the preeminent Pennsylvania employment lawyer and is often asked to appear on local news broadcasts to discuss the latest employment law topics of interest.

Temple University
J.D. (1975)
Pennsylvania State University
B.A. (1972)
Professional Experience
Princpal shareholder
Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C.
- Current
Mr. Gold focuses his Philadelphia employment law practice on: - Age Discrimination - Disability Discrimination - Sex / Gender Discrimination - National Origin Discrimination - Pregnancy Discrimination - Race Discrimination - Religious Discrimination - Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Harassment - Sexual Harassment - Retaliation & Whistleblowing - Qui tam Whistleblowing - Employment Contracts - Family and Medical Leaves - Fraud/Misrepresentation - Restrictive Covenants - Non-Competition Agreements & Trade Secret Infringement - Wage and Hour Law/Overtime Claims - Severance Packages - Wrongful Termination
Assisant City Solicitor
City of Philadelphia
Mr. Gold served as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia in its Major Trial Division.
Articles & Publications
Types of Employment Discrimination
Sidney L. Gold
Philadelphia Super Lawyer for employment law
Super Lawyers
Mr. Gold has been selected as a Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyers in the area of employment law each year since 2005.
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register
Mr. Gold has earned the highest rating of preeminence in the field of employment law by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. Martindale-Hubbell has additionally rated him as an “AV Rated” attorney for fifteen consecutive years – the highest possible peer review rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
Mr. Gold was named to the Best Lawyers in America for the years, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013.
Professional Associations
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Arbitrator and mediator
Activities: Mr. Gold serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Vice Chair
Activities: Mr. Gold has served as Vice Chair of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.
Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Activities: Mr. Gold has served as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association for seven years.
Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute
Board Member
Activities: Mr. Gold serves on the Faculty and Planning Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute.
Professional Guidance Committee
Federal Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Severance Agreements
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliation/ Whistleblower
  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Religious Discrimination
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Philadelphia Discrimination Lawyers
Philadelphia Discrimination Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
1835 Market Street
Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: (215) 569-1999
Fax: (215) 569-3870