Jeffrey S. Goldenberg


Jeff’s practice includes class action and complex civil litigation with an emphasis on consumer protection. His practice areas include consumer fraud, insurance coverage, product liability and defects, FLSA, personal privacy and data breach, antitrust, securities, personal injury, toxic torts, and commercial disputes.

Jeff served as lead and/or co-counsel in numerous successful multi-million dollar complex civil cases throughout the United States, including Enzyte Consumer Fraud Litigation, Carnevale FLSA Litigation, Continental Casualty Long Term Care Insurance Litigation, Veterans Data Theft Litigation, Styrene Leak Railway Car Litigation, Ford and Nissan Auto Defect Litigation, GEAE FLSA Litigation, Clayton Homes Sales Tax Litigation, and Oriented Strand Board Antitrust Litigation.  Jeff presently serves as lead or co-counsel on Verizon Data Charges Litigation, MetLife Interest Litigation, Ford Spark Plug Litigation, Cash for Clunkers Sales Tax Litigation, Blood Reagents Antitrust Litigation, Chase Loan Modification Litigation, Chemed Securities Litigation, E-Books Antitrust Litigation, Google Wiretapping Litigation, the MERS Recording Fee Litigation, and the Rally's FLSA Litigation. Jeff also served as Special Counsel representing the State of Ohio against the Tobacco industry and was part of the litigation team that achieved an unprecedented $9.86 billion settlement for Ohio taxpayers.  He also served as lead counsel with John Murdock on the In re Consolidated Mortgage Satisfaction Cases involving twenty separate class actions.  That litigation resulted in a significant Ohio Supreme Court decision defining key aspects of Ohio class action law and affirming the trial court's class certification.

Jeff earned three degrees from Indiana University: a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1988 (Phi Beta Kappa); a Masters of Science in Environmental Science in 1994; and his Juris Doctor in 1994. Jeff has practiced in all levels of Ohio trial and appellate courts as well as other courts across the nation, and is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jeff is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cincinnati Bar Association.