Firm Profile

Outten & Golden LLP

Headquarters

685 Third Avenue, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States
(212) 245.1000

Firm Details

OUTTEN & GOLDEN LLP is one of the preeminent law firms representing employees -- “Advocates for Workplace Fairness.” The firm’s credo is “Excellence and Integrity Above All Else.”

O&G focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related matters. The firm advises individuals on employment and severance agreements; it also handles compensation and benefits issues, including bonuses, commissions, stock and option awards, and family/medical leaves. The firm represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including claims of discrimination and harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, disability, national origin, religion, and age, as well as retaliation, whistleblower, and contract claims. The firm also handles class and collective wage-and-hour and discrimination cases.

O&G represents clients in administrative proceedings (such as EEOC and Department of Labor), arbitrations (e.g., NYSE, NASD, and American Arbitration Association), and cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts. Before beginning proceedings, the firm often negotiates with employer representatives; it also helps clients help themselves by developing and implementing negotiation tactics and strategies. O&G has substantial experience mediating employment disputes.

Outten & Golden has nine practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian Gay Bisexual,Transgender & Queer Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, and WARN Act.

Management

Wayne N. Outten
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Employment Law - Individuals with 6 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Employment Law - Individuals with 6 lawyers

Awards

  • Make the Road, Power Award, Outten & Golden LLP
  • Distinguished Community Leasder Award, CUNY School of Law
  • Legal Services NYC: Great Appreciation for your valuable pro bono assistance, Outten & Golden
  • The HIV Law Project: Distinguished Pro bono Legal Service Award to Outten & Golden LLP
  • A Better Balance: The Work and Family Legal Center: Award to Outten & Golden
  • Make the Road: Recog. for Tireless Work to Achieve Historic Victory of the WageTheft Protection Act
  • New York State Psychological Association: Psychologically Healthy Workplace Certificate of Merit
  • ABA Labor & Employment Law Section Frances Perkins Public Service Award
  • MFY Legal Services: Partner in Justice Award to Wayne N. Outten
  • The Legal Aid Society: Award to Outten & Golden in Recognition of Outstanding Pro Bono Service

Attorneys

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Firm Practice Areas

  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Office Locations

United States

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California

California

San Francisco, CA

One Embarcadero Center, 38th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

(415) 638.8800

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 200W

Washington, DC 20001

United States

(202) 847.4400

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

161 North Clark Street, Suite 1600

Chicago, IL 60601

United States

(312) 809.7010

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New York

New York

New York, NY

685 Third Avenue, 25th Floor

New York, NY 10017

United States

(212) 245.1000

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