Daniel J. Doron

Daniel J. Doron

Daniel J. Doron

Daniel Doron is a counsel in the firm's Labor + Employment Practice, representing clients in employment disputes and counseling clients on employment laws and practices. Mr. Doron joined Goodwin in 2006.

Areas of Practice




Mr. Doron represents clients in a wide range of employment disputes and litigations pending before both federal and state courts as well as before administrative agencies. He regularly defends employers against claims of alleged discrimination under state and federal law. Mr. Doron also defends employers in wage and hour cases, including those brought on a putative class action and/or collective action basis. Further, Mr. Doron represents clients in litigations involving restrictive covenants and thefts of trade secrets. Where it is feasible to do so and would serve the client’s objective, Mr. Doron works to resolve such matters through negotiation even prior to the commencement of a lawsuit. In addition to the foregoing, Mr. Doron has experience and expertise representing employers, both offensively and defensively, in a wide variety of other common law contract and tort claims arising out of employment relationships.

Complementing his litigation practice, Mr. Doron regularly counsels clients on compliance with, and best practices for, the panoply of federal and state employment statutes. This includes assisting clients to formulate legally-compliant employment policies, counseling clients through challenging personnel decisions, and advising clients in implementing and executing policies and decisions in a defensible manner that minimizes or mitigates risks. Mr. Doron routinely negotiates on behalf of clients, and drafts, employment agreements and separation agreements. He also advises clients on their employment-related rights and obligations in connection with corporate transactions.

Mr. Doron also has experience in traditional labor matters, including union representation proceedings and union unfair labor practice proceedings.

Professional Activities

Mr. Doron is a member of the American Bar Association and its Labor & Employment Section. He is also a member of the New York State Bar and its Labor & Employment and Federal Litigation Sections. Mr. Doron has been appointed to and serves on the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on the Civil Practice Law and Rules.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Doron was an associate in the Labor & Employment and Litigation groups of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP in New York.


While at the University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Doron was an editor of the Michigan Telecommunications & Technology Law Review.







J.D., 2002
The University of Michigan Law School
B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, 1999
Cornell University







New York




U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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