Joshua Goodbaum

Garrison Law


Practice Areas


Yale University

Harvard Law School

Connecticut, New York, District of Columbia

A native of the New Haven area, Josh Goodbaum represents individuals in litigation, with a particular emphasis in employment and civil rights. He has represented clients in a variety of courts, from local trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States, in matters ranging from constitutional law to contract disputes.

Josh’s experience in Connecticut employment law runs the gamut, from discrimination (on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious creed, marital status, pregnancy, or national origin) and sexual harassment, to wrongful termination, retaliation, and contract disputes. He has a particular expertise in issues involving employee compensation, including claims for unpaid overtime.

Prior to joining Garrison, Levin-Epstein in 2011, Josh worked at a large corporate firm in Washington, DC, and interned at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) in Boston, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

After law school, Josh served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver, CO. Josh earned his law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was a Supervising Editor of the Harvard Law Review and Co-Chair of the Public Interest Auction. He went to college at Yale University, graduating magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a degree in history. Between college and law school, Josh worked for an industrial supply distribution company in Chicago, IL.

In his spare time, Josh enjoys choral singing and cooking freezable foods.

Joshua Goodbaum