Attorney Profile

Protecting Injured Workers and Prosecuting Whistleblower Retaliation

Attorney Charles Goetsch has over 35 years' experience protecting injured railroad workers and prosecuting whistleblower retaliation. Charlie has tried over 60 federal trials and argued over a dozen federal appeals, including a landmark case before the United States Supreme Court.

Charlie tried the first Federal Rail Safety Act jury trial in the nation, and in the published decision upholding that historic verdict federal Judge Janet Bond Arterton recognized Attorney Goetsch's "nationally recognized specialization in train law" and "exceptional performance in being the first attorney to try a FRSA case to a successful verdict," and stated for the record: "Attorney Goetsch is undeniably a leading specialist in the law governing railroad employees' rights, and his long-standing and highly developed practice makes him more efficient, creative, and effective for his railroad employee clients than an attorney of similar trial experience in federal litigation but without the benefits of his specialization." Barati v. Metro North Railroad Co., 939 F.Supp.2d 153 (D.Conn. 2013).*

Well over a dozen of Charlie's cases have resulted in multimillion-dollar verdicts or settlements. He holds a LL.M. from Harvard Law School and is selected as a Connecticut Super Lawyer's® in 2013 in Plaintiff Employment Litigation. Charlie created and maintains the leading resources for Federal Rail Safety Act matters, the Train Law Blog and the Rail Whistleblower Resources. Lawyers, whistleblower regulatory agencies, rail union officials, and railroad employees turn to the Train Law Blog and the Rail Whistleblower Library for updates and insights into the latest developments in FRSA retaliation matters. He represents clients throughout the Northeast and across the nation, and can be contacted anytime through this site.

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*Disclaimer: Railroad law is not a certified specialty in Connecticut.

From offices in New Haven, New York, and Washington, D.C., Attorney Charles Goetsch provides legal representation for whistleblowers and railroad workers in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and throughout the Northeastern U.S. and across the nation. If you have suffered a railroad injury or any retaliation in violation of your whistleblower protection rights, or if you have information regarding fraud or waste involving any governmental monies such as Medicare fraud or defense contracts fraud, get the legal guidance you need. Wherever you are in the Northeast or across the United States, call toll free 866-316-6825 or contact the office to arrange a free and strictly confidential consultation.