With over twenty years of experience practicing law and serving nine years as a school board member, Sheri Goldberg opened her own law practice exclusively representing students with special needs. Her unique perspective enables her to provide her clients with professional personalized insider advice in an informal and cost-effective environment. She is a passionate, tenacious advocate who has successfully negotiated district paid private placements and supplemental services that meet her client’s unique educational needs.
Sheri was an elected member of the Livingston Board of Education from 2001 to 2010, serving two terms as President of the Board. This experience has provided her with insight into how districts make decisions regarding special education and how to most cost effectively effectuate change.
Sheri was the recipient of the 2008 New Jersey Jefferson Award for community service. Read the New Jersey Star Ledger report of this award here . She was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Temple Emanu-El of West Essex and is currently a member of the Boards of the Community Relations Committee of Metrowest UJC and the Livingston Municipal Alliance Committee.
Sheri is a member of both the New Jersey and New York Bar. Sheri was a member of the Law Review and graduated magna cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Sheri worked in the New York City office of the law firm Weil Gotshal and Manges for five years before spending fourteen years working as a Vice President and Chief Counsel of Secondary Marketing at The CIT Group in Livingston, New Jersey. For the last five years, Sheri has enjoyed bringing her big firm and corporate experience to a highly professional private practice in a small firm setting in New Jersey. She opened the Law Office of Sheri L. Goldberg LLC in September 2011 to focus exclusively on special education law representing students with special needs.
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