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Richard N. Gilberg

Garden City, Long Island, NY

Direct: (212) 239-4999
Fax: (212) 239-1311
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POSITION

Member

PRACTICE AREAS

Labor Law

EDUCATION

Columbia University, J.D., 1977
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1974
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

ADMISSIONS

New York State
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits

Richard N. Gilberg joined Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. as a Member of the firm in 1999. His practices focus on public sector collective bargaining; ERISA; internal union governance, compliance and strategic planning; ethics advice and counsel; union elections; litigation; rights and interest arbitration, fact-finding and impasse proceedings; and entertainment law. Mr. Gilberg practices before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Mr. Gilberg is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level in professional excellence, and was recognized by L.I. Pulse Magazine in 2010 and 2011 as one of the region’s “Top Legal Eagles.”

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gilberg was a partner of the law firm of Cohen, Weiss and Simon from 1985 until 1999, after serving as an associate attorney from 1978 until 1985. Prior to that, Mr. Gilberg served as counsel to the Teamsters National United Parcel Service Negotiating Committee in national UPS collective bargaining negotiations in 1993, 1997 and 2002. He was also General Counsel of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Washington, D.C. from 1992 until 1994.