Robert I. Gosseen

Attorney in New York, NY


Robert Gosseen is Of Counsel and heads the Employment and Labor Law Practice Group at Ganfer & Shore. His more than 40 years of practice include extensive experience in representing and advising public and private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals in significant employment and labor law matters. He appears in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration, mediation and administrative agency proceedings.

Mr. Gosseen was recently awarded the New York Association of Realty Managers’ James F. Berg Peace Prize for lifetime achievement in employment relations in the building service industry. He is also recognized as a “New York Super Lawyer.”

Prior to joining Ganfer & Shore in 2010, Mr. Gosseen was for 25 years a named partner in the New York firm of Gallagher Gosseen Faller & Crowley. Mr. Gosseen is a former special assistant to the president of the University of Iowa, where he advised the University and the Iowa Board of Regents on a variety of employment law issues. Mr. Gosseen was also an associate and partner at the New York firm of Graubard Moskovitz McGoldrick Dannett & Horowitz.

PUBLICATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, TEACHING

Mr. Gosseen served as an adjunct associate professor of law at the New York University School of Law for more than 15 years, as well as a lecturer in law at the University of Iowa School of Law. Since 1999, he has been a member of the Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Gosseen has written a number of published articles on various employment law topics, including “Workin’ for the Company: Only the Beautiful Need Apply,” Paradigm Magazine (Winter 2011); “Accommodating Islam in the Workplace: A Work in Progress” and “Employee Misclassification: The Employment Law Issue du Jour,” (Co-authored with Morgan A. Godfrey) International Society of Primerus Law Firms (October 2010); and “Romance At Work: The Aftermath Of A Failed Relationship,” Paradigm Magazine (Winter 2012).

Mr. Gosseen is also the primary author of Ganfer & Shore’s monthly Client Employment Law Advisory newsletter, keeping clients of the firm up to date on noteworthy developments in employment and labor law.

917-675-4038
Client Rating N/A help_info
Submit a client review

Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

  • Employment and Labor Law

     

    Peer Rating

    av

    Overall Peer Rating

    5.0 out of 5.0
    • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
    No feedback is available.
    The individuals that have reviewed this lawyer have not provided any additional feedback.

    Experience & Credentials

    Position

    Of Counsel

    Admission Details

    Admitted in 1968, New York
    1974, Iowa
    1970, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    1970, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
    1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    2003, U.S. Supreme Court

    Law School Attended

    New York University School of Law
    Class of 1967
    J.D.

    New York University School of Law
    Class of 1970
    LL.M.
    Labor Law

    University Attended

    Cornell University
    Class of 1964
    B.S.

    Birth Information

    Born in 1943
    New York, N.Y.

    Hobbies & Interests

    Wildlife photography

    Contact Information

    Phone

    212-922-9250

    Email

    Send email to Robert I. Gosseen


    Office Information
    Robert I. Gosseen
    Of Counsel
     360 Lexington Avenue, 14th Floor,
    New York, NY 10017

    Loading...

    Logo
    Ganfer & Shore, LLP (New York, New York)

    About Client Rating
    About Peer Rating

    Welcome to Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review, a new ratings service that allows you to view and provide feedback on a lawyer or law firm on service and relationship qualities such as Communication Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service, and Value for Money.

    Determining a Rating

    The Client Review Rating is determined through aggregation of validated responses. This compilation of Client Reviews translates to a numerical rating and associate descriptive term on a scale of 1 -5. 1 being lowest as "Rated" and 5 being highest as "Preeminent".

    • 4.5-5.0 Preeminent
    • 3.0-4.4 Distinguished
    • 1-2.9 Rated

    Martindale-Hubbell uses a third-party resource to validate that the respondent is a living person, but cannot confirm the lawyer/client relationship, which in many cases is confidential. Clients must affirm that they are a client of the lawyer or firm identified for review at the time of the completed Client Review.

    The Reviewers

    Those who complete Client Reviews are clients of law firms who hired a lawyer within the last year, whose matter is not pending, and want to share their experience of that lawyer or law firm with other potential clients. Reviewers can be of any type from in-house counsel, corporate executives, small business owners to private individuals, and even sometimes another lawyer in a different jurisdiction.

    Anonymity

    Client Reviews are anonymous and reviewers' identities are not published; however a summary of basic demographics will be part of the display of responses.

    Why do we collect demographics as part of the review?

    Those who are researching a lawyer or law firm like to see that there are other clients who might be "like them". This is valuable information contributing to the decision-making process of hiring a lawyer.

    Martindale-Hubbell's role

    Martindale-Hubbell facilitates the process of Client Review by gathering responses, validating them and aggregating results for display online. The content of the responses are entirely from reviewers, the clients of the firm or lawyer.

    It is important to note that Martindale-Hubbell does not undertake to develop Client Reviews for all firms and lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed unfavorably. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome and Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any review over which Martindale-Hubbell exercises no editorial review or control.