Howard B. Golds

Partner

howard.golds@bbklaw.com

Tel: (951) 826-8339

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At a Glance

Howard is the Business practice group leader.

 

He handles a variety of litigation matters, including civil rights actions, employment/discrimination claims and construction disputes.

 

He regularly represents public agencies in administrative hearings related to employee discipline and dismissal.

Howard Golds is a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Labor & Employment practice group and is the Business practice group leader. Howard tried numerous jury and non-jury cases representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court, and has extensive experience representing clients in various administrative proceedings. He also provides labor and employment advice to public and private employers on discipline, wage and hour laws, ADA compliance, organized labor relations and other matters.
 
Howard handles a wide variety of litigation matters on behalf of public agency clients, including civil rights actions, employment/discrimination claims and construction disputes. He regularly represents public agencies in administrative hearings related to employee discipline and dismissal, and has extensive experience relating to both police and fire departments. He also represented a large number of private businesses and individuals in employment, construction defect, real property and business litigation.
 
Howard oversees all the firm’s litigation for a number of public agencies and private corporations, and represents numerous other clients on an as-needed basis. He works extensively with BB&K attorneys from other practice areas to provide representation to clients in a number of technical areas.
 
Howard also teaches and lectures on such diverse subjects as sexual harassment litigation, writ of mandate procedure and legal ethics. He attended the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in Denver, and numerous other classes and seminars.
 
He is the immediate past chairman of the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and is a member of the Riverside County Mock Trial Steering Committee. He served for four years on BB&K’s Executive Committee.
 
While in law school, he was a staff member of the Southern California Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California.
 
Education

  • University of Southern California School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A., international relations, with honors
     
  • “California Supreme Court Clarifies Workplace Discrimination Issue,” Riverside Press-Enterprise, March 27, 2013
  • “Handling the Federal Family Medical Leave Act and Its State Counterpart,” Riverside Press-Enterprise, Sept. 30, 2012
  • “Existing Labor Laws Are Updated for 2012,” Riverside Press-Enterprise, Jan. 1, 2012

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