Michael Goldstein

Michael Goldstein


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Practice Areas
  • Federal Employment Law
Practice Locations
  • Washington, D.C.

Michael Goldstein is an associate attorney in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Washington, D.C., office, where he focuses his practice on federal employment law and D.C. employment law. Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked for two employment firms and a disability rights nonprofit. He also worked as a legal contractor within the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section. He has previous experience representing federal employees in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) cases. He has also represented private-sector employees employees in front of the D.C. Office of Human Rights and D.C. Superior Court.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz, California, and his Juris Doctorate from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia (inactive). Michael is a member of the Washington Council of Lawyers.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys playing softball with a recreational sports league on the National Mall, going to concerts, and hanging out with dogs.

Court & Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia (inactive)


  • J.D., Tulane University Law School
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz


  • Washington Council of Lawyers
  • Secured the rescission of a 30-day suspension for a federal employee who faced misconduct allegations related to off-duty conduct;
  • Secured the rescission of a 15-day suspension for a federal employee who faced misconduct allegations related to a failed drug test;
  • Secured two recent settlements in EEOC cases where one federal employee alleged discrimination in the hiring process and another alleged discrimination regarding her performance appraisal.

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