Overview

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
  • 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:

  • Hiring and discharge matters
  • Reductions-in-force
  • Wage and hour compliance
  • Family and medical leave issues
  • Disability accommodations
  • Affirmative action 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.

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2019

News, Analysis & Press

Sales Reps v. Pharma: The Overtime Issue

Pharmaceutical Executive

April 25, 2012

Sheff v. O’Neill: Connecticut Supreme Court Answers the Call of State Constitutionalism and Holds the State Legislature Responsible for Remedying De Facto Segregation

28 Rut.-Cam. L.J. 916

1997

Speaking Engagements

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

Education

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

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
New York

Courts

  • 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