5.0 stars 14 totalReview Leizer Goldsmith
Posted by anonymous
Leizer has been perfect in my discrimination and employment case. He did handle with care, rigor and professionalism my case. He was accessible and very focused. He knows how and when to take critical decisions. He provides good and detailed guidance. He is a hard worker and a good negotiator who pays special attention to the critical elements of a case. I enjoyed working with him.
Posted by Efrem & Iris Foster
Many many thanks to Leizer, Adam, and Kyle for diligently fighting that eight-year battle to restore my wife's dignity and honor. My wife was fired unjustly after complaining about sexual harassment and then complaining about being retaliated against. Our lives were changed forever when the university terminated her for undocumented, frivolous and unjustified retaliatory reasons. The impact on our lives and finances was devastating. The humiliation of being terminated deeply wounded my wife’s morale, crushed her spirts and weakened her hopes of reemployment. Later, my wife was hired as a deputy sheriff at another agency one year after her successful and upward bound career was cruelly robbed from her, however the new journey to work was now over one hundred forty miles daily. As we struggled to make sense of why this was happening to us, the experienced and dedicated Goldsmith law firm mounted a decisive and strategic battle against an agency with upper level managers and director’s hell-bent on telling anything but the truth.
The Goldsmith law firm fought our cause for eight years on an odyssey that would take the case through the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Leizer kept us informed about important events and proceedings the entire eight years.
When we finally got our day in court, my wife and I did not know if the jury would be seduced by the web of lies and deception created by the university administrators. It turns out that the only people the university administrators were seducing was themselves. The lies and nonsensible deceptions spun by the three university administrators was methodically dissected and exposed as they were repeatedly impeached by Leizer and the Goldsmith law firm.
During closing arguments, the university’s Attorney General told the jury that if they thought that the university’s three administrators had been lying during the weeklong trial, to reward my wife with a robust compensation.
On Monday February 22, 2016, after two hours of deliberation, the jury granted the university attorney’s sarcastic wish. The jury returned a verdict in favor of my wife helping the Goldsmith law firm to restore my wife’s honor and respect as well as returning that eight-year badge of humiliation and shame to its rightful owners, the university’s administrators.
We will be forever grateful to Leizer, Adam and Kyle for fighting for us when we were unable to fight for ourselves. We are also very thankful to Leizer’s wife Sharon and their prodigy law student daughter, Rayza for assisting during these difficult times.
And now the healing begins.
Efrem & Iris
Posted by CGC
I became a client of the Goldsmith firm in 2013. I had been wrongfully terminated from a company which had repeatedly practiced and fostered a very hostile and uncomfortable work environment both racially and religiously. To never have been subjected to such a situation and a termination in my career left me afraid, embarrassed, depressed and just plain scared to name a few. But truly, from the moment that I met my terrific attorney (Kyle Ingram), and Mr. Goldsmith I never ever ever had a single doubt concerning the outcome of my case. This firm, each and everyday, was always the absolute best and most professional. And I would recommend anyone and everyone that I know to not look for any others to handle your matter if they were in need of legal remedy of work place employment issues.
Posted by Bridget
Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker are one of a kind law firm. Best attorneys one could ever work with. By the time I found the Goldsmith Firm, or more like they found me, I was in a defeated - hopeless mode of giving up because no one listened to my cry for help. I'm grateful they took the time to listen and give excellent sound advice. They put the law knowledge into layman's terms for me to understand. They took the pressure off me and gave me peace during torrent times of working in a hostile environment. They gave me back my dignity, my self-worth; meaning no more balling tears every time my employer (management) knocked me down, which was/is daily; no more feeling like I'm standing alone; and no more feeling like I was nobody in what felt like a endless war. I don't know how to say it any different or better, the Goldsmith Law Firm are "excellent" in what they do. I want to end with a grateful "Thank You" for everything.
Posted by Mike
I would absolutely recommend going with Mr. Goldsmith if you need an attorney. He is very professional and thorough. He also takes the time to think outside of the box to get things done instead of trying to make your situation fit in to something else.
Other attorneys I spoke to tried to evaluate my situation to see if it could be a whistle blower case when it clearly wasn't. Mr. Goldsmith never went in that direction; he listened to me and thought of ideas specific to my situation.
It was refreshing dealing with him, top notch attorney.
Posted by anonymous
I was terminated from my former employer after complaining about being the victim of a hostile work environment. After I was dismissed, it was a living nightmare. My former employer repeatedly refused to even confirm that I had worked at the company – needless to say, it was very, very difficult to transition to a new position, or any position. Yet, this did not deter both Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker, as they zealously represented me. I cannot thank them enough for going to bat for me, negotiating on positive terms and bringing my former employment living nightmare to closure.
Communication is very, very crucial to a successful attorney-client relationship, (regardless of my ultimate, very favorable outcome). For in person communication, Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker made me feel very comfortable as possible given the situation and we even had a few laughs, which is attributed to their good spirits. I left confident that I was in good hands. For written communications, both Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker were very timely in their responsiveness and providing detailed information about my very specific questions. For example, Mr. Marker was constantly responding to my numerous emails and even responded well into the evening hours. Overall, Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker’s communications in email, the occasional voicemail and in person meetings were reflective of responsiveness, compassion about my situation, and timeliness.
In closure, Mr. Goldsmith and Mr. Marker’s counsel was priceless – both are attorneys of character and distinction.
Posted by Gene
Leizer Goldsmith and Adam Marker of The Goldsmith Law Firm, LLC, are amazing attorneys and great people. I first went for a consultation with Leizer when I felt that I was being discriminated against when applying for Federal jobs. He gave me excellent advice at that time but I chose not to file a formal complaint. Several years later as the discrimination continued we did file a formal complaint in 2003. Leizer and Adam were on top of every detail of the complaint and as the case went forward they conducted extensive investigations, numerous depositions, and were on top of my case every step of the way. They were constantly in touch with me regarding every aspect of my case and offered me excellent advice and counsel. They also know the system and players in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, and that puts them far ahead of most other attorneys in that area. My case was interesting because an employee of the agency I was filing against was fired for supporting my claim of discrimination, and Leizer also represented her and reached a sizeable out of court settlement with the agency. Meanwhile, my case remained in the court system and I am happy to say that because of the hard work, dedication, and expertise of Leizer and Adam we were able to reach a substantial settlement in my case in August of this year. With that, I built a huge bonfire in my yard and burned over a decade’s worth of legal and court documents, and toasted Leizer and Adam for their great work and unyielding support. I cannot recommend Leizer and Adam highly enough and I would not hesitate to use them again or to send my friends and co-workers to them if they are in need of legal assistance. They are the absolute best at what they do in the Washington, D.C. area.
Posted by Iris
My case was very complicated. It involved sexual harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination. I had been robbed of my dignity and self esteem. Leizer is an expert in representing these particular cases. He is very proficient, professional and competent. During my case he was always accessible to address my many questions and he kept me well informed. He led me through each phrase of my case making sure every deadline was adhered to. Leizer has set the standard of Excellence. I strong recommend Leizer.
Posted by Neen
Leizer Goldsmith is an exceptional attorney. I am very satisfied with his representation. Leizer is readily available to answer your questions, address your concerns and always keeps you informed. His knowledge of employment law and general understanding of people gives him the edge over many other attorneys. He is passionate about his work and is totally dedicated to helping you in your fight for equality. I highly recommend Leizer Goldsmith to anyone who needs an employment discrimination lawyer!
Posted by joan
Very responsive, well organized, and willing to fight for their clients.
Pleasant and accessable to deal with.
This firm has represented me since 2005 in an on-going employment law dispute.