Senior Attorney Advisor
Office of Legal Counsel U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Jeanne Goldberg is a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. She advises the Commission on the interpretation and application of the statutes it enforces, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She also assists in drafting regulations and policy guidance, and provides technical assistance to stakeholders. She has delivered hundreds of training presentations throughout the country for private and public sector attorneys, managers, employees, and human resources staff on a wide range of EEO issues, and is a frequent speaker at national conferences.
She served as the 2010-11 Public Co-Chair of the National Programs Committee of the American Bar Associationâ€™s Section of Labor and Employment Law, and served as a government fellow on the Sectionâ€™s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee from 2007-09.
Prior to joining the EEOC, Ms. Goldberg was in private law practice from 1990-99, specializing in civil rights litigation, and argued EEO cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and D.C. Circuits. She also served as an adjunct law professor at the College of William and Mary from 1996-98. Before entering private practice, she worked as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1988-90. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D. from George Washington University.
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