Kenneth Goodman has nearly twenty years of experience in Labor & Employment law, Municipal and Local Government law, Professional Liability, and Insurance Defense. Clients regularly turn to him for advice in the ever-evolving areas of labor and employment law.

Mr. Goodman is an experienced litigator who represents businesses, municipalities, and individuals in high-stakes litigation in state and federal courts. His practice encompasses general liability litigation and employment litigation, including LAD, CEPA, and Civil Rights claims. He represents private and public employers in labor contract negotiations, and provides these employers with legal advice concerning labor and employment matters. He also defends professional liability matters, including legal and accounting malpractice claims.


  • In re Corey Corbo, Union City Police Department, 238 N.J. 246 (2019)
  • In re Jessica Garcia, Union City, Department of Public Safety, 2019 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1402 (App. Div. 2019)
  • In re Commitment of A.X.D., 370 N.J. Super. 198 (App. Div. 2004)
  • City of Union City v. City of Union City PBA Locals 8 & 8A, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1431 (App. Div. 2014)
  • Fujita v. Yamanashi, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 413 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Andujar v. Bd. of Review, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1977 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Gaston v. State of New Jersey, 298 Fed. Appx. 165 (3d Cir. 2008)
  • Lassoff v. State of New Jersey, 414 F. Supp. 2d 483 (D.N.J. 2006)
  • Shlala v. Catholic HHS, 2010 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 891 (App. Div. 2010)

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Honors & Awards

  • Included in Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list (2011) (conferred by Thomson Reuters)

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Memberships & Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association

Government Service

  • State of New Jersey, Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Law, Deputy Attorney General, 2003-2007
  • United States Air Force, Highest Rank: Captain, 1988-1996


  • Hon. Edward R. Schwartz, J.S.C.