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Stuart R. Goldberg

Associate

As a member of the Business Litigation Group, Stuart R. Goldberg represents and advises individuals and entities – public and private – threatened with or facing exposure from pre-suit claims and lawsuits in state and federal courts and agencies.

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Represented a municipality and its employees in numerous suits alleging constitutional violations.

Represented numerous companies in various state and federal law claims related to general business, insurance, casualty, and collections matters.

Represented a client in a collective action suit brought by former employees alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Professional Biography


Mr. Goldberg concentrates his practice in business litigation with a focus on general litigation defense. His wide range of experience ranges from employment discrimination and constitutional claims for municipalities and their employees to personal injury, property, workers' compensation, premises liability, construction, and general casualty matters. He provides full-spectrum legal services to local and nationwide businesses in all matters related to litigation.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. Goldberg graduated summa cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2018 where he served as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, a teaching assistant for Byron L. Warnken III's Criminal Law course and a Rule 19-217 Attorney in the Criminal Practice Clinic. He is a member of the Royal Graham Shannonhouse III (Distinguished Scholar) and Heuisler Honor Societies. Following law school, Mr. Goldberg practiced at a Baltimore-area insurance defense firm as an associate until joining Baker Donelson in December 2019.

  • Represented a municipality and its employees in numerous suits alleging constitutional violations.

  • Represented numerous companies in various state and federal law claims related to general business, insurance, casualty, and collections matters.

  • Represented a client in a collective action suit brought by former employees alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • Represented Baltimore City and Maryland State employees in defense of alleged constitutional violations, often dealing with sensitive public relations issues.

  • Represented a national business equipment and financing leasing company in the recovery of debts in state and federal courts.
  • Represented a worldwide construction company against common law claims of negligence in the operation of company-owned vehicles.

  • Represented private estate and trusts against allegations of malfeasance and the attempted removal of a trust representative.

  • Obtained favorable settlement of more than twenty cases against a municipality involving alleged constitutional violations, saving millions of dollars in potential exposure.

  • Represented a banking institution in overturning of a default judgment, resulting in the dismissal of garnishment claims from Maryland state court.

  • Obtained a favorable verdict on behalf of a national banking institution faced with allegations of commercial law violation.

  • Represented an engineering firm against allegations of noncompetition agreement violation.

  • Represented a statewide organization in discrimination claims related to COVID-19 brought by several employees.

  • Resolved malpractice allegations on behalf of a shipping company accused of providing inadequate support and medical treatment to an employee.

  • Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of a worldwide company involving various employment discrimination issues and disputes.

  • Reached a favorable settlement on behalf of a client in a collective action alleging federal and state Fair Labor Standards Act violations.

  • Advised a mobile medical provider as to insurance coverages to properly assess and allocate exposure risks.

  • Represented a nationwide arts program in a pro bono matter, drafting contracts used to enroll participants in an experimental music program.

  • Member – Federal Bar Association (2019 – present)
  • Member – Maryland State Bar Association (2019 – present)
  • Member – Bar Association of Baltimore City (2019 – present)
  • Member – Anne Arundel Bar Association (2019 – present)

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2018, summa cum laude
    • Staff Editor – University of Baltimore Law Review
    • Member – Heuisler Honor Society
    • Distinguished Scholar – Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., 2011

Admissions

  • Maryland, 2018 
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland, 2018
  • Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2020
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 2021

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