Rosa Goodman is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support to employers, ensuring their practices are not only compliant but also strategically aligned with their business objectives. In advising clients, Rosa recognizes that business growth and innovation are linked to people, and she brings this understanding to her analysis and recommendations.

Rosa’s experience spans the full employment life cycle, including advising clients on matters from recruiting and hiring to termination and beyond. Rosa has experience conducting workforce analyses, ensuring compliance with local and federal regulations regarding worker classification.

Rosa represents management in all aspects of labor-management relations, including unfair labor practice charges, representation elections, contract negotiations, and litigation in the U.S. courts of appeal. In addition to representing employers before various regulatory agencies, she has successfully handled cases in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration, achieving cost-effective, favorable results.

Rosa’s commitment to inclusion, equity and diversity is evident in her work advising clients on integrating these considerations into their policies and practices, ensuring compliance with anti-discrimination and privacy laws. She regularly leads workplace trainings for management and HR staff, and drafts employee handbooks. Rosa is well versed in advising clients on national and multistate leave and disability issues, including the design and administration of various leave programs.

Prior to joining Littler, Rosa worked at a national law firm where she practiced commercial litigation and defended clients in labor and employment matters and insurance coverage disputes. She also clerked in Colorado’s Second Judicial District.

While in law school, Rosa was a member of Colorado Law’s National Mock Trial Team and the Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review. She also interned with the Denver District Attorney’s Office.

Professional & Community Affiliations

President, Washington, D.C. Chapter

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Alumni Council

June 2019-2021


Winner, Carrigan Cup Mock Trial Competition

Colorado Law



  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 2015
  • B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2011magna cum laude

Bar Admission

District of Columbia


  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas