Galit Kierkut focuses her practice in the areas of restrictive covenants, privacy, and trade secret counseling and litigation, as well as in matters relating to employment discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, employee leave and accommodation. She represents national and international employers in their U.S. operations in the pharmaceutical, medical device, manufacturing, financial services, hospitality, food service, retail and health care industries in state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and various Departments of Labor. She also trains and counsels employers in virtually all employment compliance areas. Galit is a member of Greenberg Traurig's Health Emergency Preparedness Task Force, a multidisciplinary, collaborative team drawn from the firm's offices around the world that provides clients with up to date counseling on all COVID-19 related matters.
In addition to her employment/trade secret practice, Galit has wide-ranging experience in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts and serves as outside general counsel to certain of her clients. Galit is a strong advocate for women’s advancement in the law, and has been honored for her leadership in this area by a variety of organizations. She is a past president of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and is an active member of the National Association for Women Lawyers. Galit also leads the GT-NJ Office Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
- Restrictive covenants
- Trade secrets
- Employment discrimination
- Employee leave and accommodation
- Employment compliance training
- Complex commercial litigation
- Israel practice