Attorney Profile

Sheryl Mintz Goski



An attorney, educator, author and exceptional member of the legal community. Included in Superlawyers and Bestlawyers since 2006.*


  • New Jersey, 1985
  • New York, 1986
  • District of Columbia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2003
  • Florida, 2015


  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., summa cum laude
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Rutgers University Newark, J.D., with Honors


  • Intermediate French

Associations & memberships

  • International Bar Association
  • American, New York, New Jersey and Florida Bar Associations
  • NJ Chapter, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. (


  • Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute (
  • American Arbitration Association Construction/Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator(
  • Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Distinguished Neutral(
  • FINRA Certified Mediator and Arbitrator (
  • Hurricane Sandy State of New Jersey Mediator with AAA
  • Officer of The Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Awards & recognition

  • * Since 2006, nominated to “Superlawyers” (Thomson-Reuters) and “Best Lawyers” (ALM Publishing) Lists for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Coverage and/or Construction Litigation. [Comparison methodology may be obtained directly from the organizations, see ‘No aspect of this advertisement has been approvd by the New Jersey Supreme Court’. See RPC 7.1(a)(3)(iii).]
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics

Speaking engagements

  • Speaker at Annual New Jersey State Bar Association Convention, May 2011, “Three Keys to Success in Mediation: Persuasion, Preparation and Psychology”
  • Speaker Center for International Legal Studies Arbitration and Mediation, Salzburg, Austria 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • American Bar Association International Mediation Conference Miami, Florida April, 2014
  • American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference New York, NY April 2016
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Conference E-Mediation Atlantic City, NJ May 2016
  • Speaker ABA Health Law Section E-Mediation, San Diego CA, March 2016
  • Speaker New Jersey Construction Claims September 2016
  • Speaker Florida Dispute Resolution Section 2016, 2018
  • Member Speakers Bureau New Jersey Bar Foundation

Reported cases

  • Island Realty v. Caton

Pro bono information

  • Executive Board Marie L. Garibaldi Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediator Speaker, Street Smart – Intervention Program for Troubled Teens, Elizabeth, NJ.
  • Disaster Relief Program NY and NJ Bar Associations Hurricanes Irene and Sandy
  • New Jersey State Bar Foundation Speaker
  • Hudson County District Fee Arbitration Appointment by N.J. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court Committee on Attorney Advertising
  • Member Speakers Bureau New Jersey Bar Foundation

Representative clients

  • Telecom Start Up Overseas
  • Electronics and intellectual property corporations
  • Beverage and drinks company
  • Chemical companies
  • Real estate developers
  • Automobile auction house
  • Apparel companies
  • Construction equipment corporations
  • Individuals in negotiation of employment agreements
  • Trucking and logistics corporations
  • Food distributors and importers
  • Moving Companies
  • Private Counsel to Insureds in Negotiation with Insurance Carriers
  • Food Wholesalers
  • General and Subcontractors
  • Manufacturers Representatives for Television Shopping Network

Civic associations


  • Ex Parte Communications with Former Employees, New Jersey Law Journal
  • Academic Advisor to Task Force on New York Law in International Matters, New York State Bar Association


  • Herold Law (formerly Herold & Haines, P. A.), Managing Partner,
    Litigation Department Head, 1999-2010
  • Ravin Sarasohn, Partner, 1994-1999
  • Pitney Hardin, 1990-1994
  • Greenbaum Rowe, 1987-1990
  • Cravath Swaine & Moore, 1986-1987
  • U.S. District Clerk, 1985-1986

Hobbies & interests

  • Music, swimming, economics

Additional biographical details
Phi Beta Kappa, junior status. Federal District Court, District New Jersey Law Clerk, 1985-1987.  Faculty, Rutgers Newark Law School 2006 – date, Adjunct Professor, International Alternative Dispute Resolution.   Mediator and Arbitrator, Federal Court, Fellow Center International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria. Commercial and Construction Arbitrator and Mediator, American Arbitration Association. Member, Insurance Panel, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

The Law Offices of Sheryl Mintz Goski, P.A. serves clients throughout New York, New Jersey, and now will appear in Florida without additional travel compensation.