Neil S. Goldsmith counsels employers on labor relations issues and handles complex employment litigation matters for large and small companies both locally and nationally. He has successfully defended employers before the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Department of Labor, as well as in arbitration and before state and federal courts. His practice also focuses on advising a wide range of organizations on employment law compliance issues, ensuring best practices and avoiding litigation whenever possible.
Neil has worked with clients in industries such as manufacturing, retail, energy, transportation, hospitality, health care, and higher education. He also has counseled several clients in the public sector, including municipalities and school districts.
Neil advises employers on a number of labor and employment matters, including unfair labor practice proceedings, union representation challenges, grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, discrimination charges and litigation, noncompete issues, whistleblower and retaliation lawsuits, leave and disability issues, and employee handbooks and policies. Before joining Gray Plant Mooty, Neil practiced at a large international law firm that specializes in labor and employment law.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 180-plus attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.