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New York-based law firm Goldberg Segalla, which also established an office in St. Louis, was named one of the 100 best workplaces in the United States this year by Fortune magazine.
The law firm was recognized under the category Best Medium Workplaces following an extensive survey conducted by Great Place to Work. In the said assessment, it was revealed that 90 percent of the employees in Goldberg Segalla found the firm as a great workplace. Meanwhile, 97 percent of the surveyed employees expressed the highest levels of organizational pride and workplace atmosphere. The survey also disclosed that 94 percent of the firm’s employees felt pride when they reveal to other that they work for the company. The list, which is released annually, covered businesses with 100 to 999 employees.
“This recognition is a testament to the hundreds of exceptional people whose contributions have helped build our culture from the ground up. They are our backbone and the principal driver of our success,” shared Richard J. Cohen, Goldberg Segalla’s Managing Partner, in a press release following the announcement of the firm’s achievement.
Cohen added, “At Goldberg Segalla, we hold the steadfast belief that the whole we create together will always be greater than the sum of our individual parts. I couldn’t be more proud to work alongside such a phenomenal group of people.”
Goldberg Segalla has several offices in different states including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Miami. In March last year, the law firm officially opened a branch in St. Louis in an effort to broaden its reach across the country. The Midwest location, which is at 8000 Maryland Avenue, is the thirteenth branch of the firm.
The Missouri branch of the law firm is headed by Kurtis B. Reeg, a nationally acclaimed insurance coverage and toxic tort attorney. With 35 years of experience in the field, the veteran attorney is a pro at cases linked to toxic torts and products liability. His clientele mostly include product manufacturers and distribution-chain entities across 20 states. Reeg is also widely known for his notable asbestos and products liability litigation experiences.
Reeg is assisted by Paul L. Knobbe, who also serves as partner in the law firm. His expertise focuses on on products liability, toxic torts, agriculture law, personal injury, and medical malpractice. Prior to delving into private practice, Knobbe was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney an Assistant Public Defender.
Associates David M. Frohlichstein, Lynn A. Lehnert, and Matthew A. Temper are part of the St. Louis branch as well.
Frohlichstein primarily works on toxic tort cases, insurance matters and class action litigation. As for Lehnert, she is recognized for her training in biology and chemistry which makes her a remarkable lawyer for cases involving toxic torts litigation, intellectual property environmental law, products liability, and insurance. Temper, who has 15 years of experience as an industrial hygienist, is an expert in toxic torts, products liability, commercial and business litigation, oil, gas, and real estate.
Apart from handling cases involving insurance coverage and toxic torts, the Midwest branch’s attorneys are experts on a wide array of issues such as those linked to agriculture, environmental law, business and commercial litigation, intellectual property, medical malpractice, and product liability.
Goldberg Segalla was founded in 2001 and since then has been recognized nationally by various award giving organizations. It is ranked on the NLJ 350 list of the National Law Journal as one of the largest law firms in the United States.