LINDSAY M. GOLDBRUM
Lindsay M. Goldbrum is a Senior Associate at Wigdor LLP. Ms. Goldbrum represents individuals in a wide range of employment matters, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, disability and and/or age, retaliation, defamation, family and medical leave, whistleblower and contract claims. She has experience representing employees in single-plaintiff litigation in both federal and state court as well as in arbitration. A stalwart advocate for LGBTQ+ rights both in and outside of the employment context, Ms. Goldbrum currently serves on the Board of Directors for LeGal, the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York.
Ms. Goldbrum has significant experience litigating cases in both the civil and criminal arenas. Among her notable clients, Ms. Goldbrum represented Tarale Wulff, a model who testified against Harvey Weinstein as a Molineux witness at his criminal trial in New York. Ms. Wulff’s brave testimony helped secure Weinstein’s criminal conviction and sentence of 23 years in state prison. Ms. Goldbrum also represents plaintiffs in high-profile sexual harassment, sexual assault and/or employment discrimination cases against employers in a wide array of industries, including advertising, technology, law, finance, health care, hospitality and many others.
Prior to joining Wigdor LLP, Ms. Goldbrum worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. There, she represented the People of the State of New York in cases of robbery, burglary, assault, driving while intoxicated, fraud, larceny, and many other criminal matters in Kings County Criminal Court and Kings County Supreme Court.
During law school, Ms. Goldbrum spent a year working at the Innocence Project, where she helped exonerate incarcerated individuals with actual innocence claims. Ms. Goldbrum spent a semester as an extern in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she assisted with cases involving terrorism, organized crime, major narcotics, and sex trafficking. She was also a summer intern in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where she worked on criminal matters.
Ms. Goldbrum has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in New York state.
Ms. Goldbrum graduated from the University of Maryland- College Park with a B.A. in both Government and Politics and Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as a College Park Scholars concentration in International Studies. Ms. Goldbrum received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a full merit scholarship recipient. Upon graduating, Ms. Goldbrum was awarded the Cardozo Service and Achievement Award for her dedication to the school’s clinics, volunteer opportunities, and student leadership. She was also a Notes Editor on the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, as well as the President of Cardozo Law’s LGBT student group, OUTlaw.
Ms. Goldbrum is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.