Perspectiva General

Kimberly J. Gost concentrates her litigation practice on representing employers before federal and state courts and agencies. Kimberly's experience spans a full spectrum of employment law and employee benefits litigation in both the class action and single plaintiff contexts, including:

  • Wage and hour
  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Pay equity
  • Wrongful denial of benefits
  • Fiduciary breach
  • Wrongful termination claims

In addition, Kimberly counsels clients on employment, personnel and human resources concerns that arise in the workplace, such as:

  • Pay equity
  • Hiring and discharge matters
  • Reductions-in-force
  • Wage and hour compliance
  • Family and medical leave issues
  • Disability accommodations
  • Affirmative action obligations (including the preparation of affirmative action plans)
  • WARN Act obligations

Kimberly also speaks at various professional seminars on topics ranging from wage and hour litigation to ERISA litigation, and taught a course on employment discrimination as an adjunct professor at the Rutgers University School of Law.


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Speaking Engagements

Federal Contractor Roundtable

2019 Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 8, 2019

Pay Equity Compliance: Advising Your C-Suite and Safeguarding Your Company

Philadelphia, PA

June 19, 2018

Managing Employees: Do's and Don'ts at Critical Phases of Employment

Philadelphia, PA

April 25, 2017

Roundtable Discussion: Best Practices for Effective Communication and Collaboration Among HR, Legal and the Business People

Philadelphia, PA

October 18, 2016

Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel: “What Do You Mean It’s Not Privileged?”

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 6, 2016

Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege Issues When Conducting Internal Investigations and Audits

Philadelphia, PA

October 22, 2015

DOL’s Proposed Changes to the White Collar Regulations: What Should Employers Do Now?

Philadelphia, PA

July 21, 2015

DOL's Proposed Changes to the White Collar Regulations: What Should Employers Do Now?

Philadelphia, PA

July 14, 2015

Who's an Employee? Independent Contractors, Interns, Volunteers, and Intra-Corporate Transfers

Philadelphia, PA

September 25, 2013

Class Action Summit

September 23, 2010


  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law, 1998
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1985

Admisión de la barra

New Jersey
New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York