ANNE GOLDEN has practiced law since 1979 and has represented employees in trials, appeals, mediations, arbitrations, and negotiations since 1985 in every aspect of employment law. She co-chairs the firm's Discrimination and Retaliation Practice Group. Several of her cases have established important principles in the field of employment law. She has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in New York" by New York Magazine and The Best Lawyers in America, and has been named in SuperLawyers. Ms. Golden sits on the Executive Board of the National Employment Lawyers Association and is an officer and Executive Board member of NELA/NY, for which she co-hosts a monthly seminar. She has been elected to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  She has appeared as a speaker at many employment law programs and for many years prepared a periodic digest of employment cases for NELA/NY.

ANNE GOLDEN is a partner and co-founder of Outten & Golden LLP.

She has litigated groundbreaking cases in the employment field involving summary judgment, retaliation, and attorneys' fees, and has negotiated many agreements on behalf of executives and other employees.

She has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in New York" by New York Magazine and in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2001, and has been selected to Super Lawyers (2006 - 2013).

Ms. Golden clerked in 1978-79 for the Hon. Edmund L. Palmieri, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. From 1979 to 1982 she was associated with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, and since 1985 she has exclusively represented and counseled individuals on employment issues.  Ms. Golden and Wayne N. Outten formed Outten & Golden LLP in September 1998, concentrating in counseling and litigation on behalf of employees.

Ms. Golden is a graduate of Antioch College (1967) and Rutgers Law School-Newark (1978), where she was Managing Editor of the Rutgers Law Review.

Ms. Golden is admitted to the bars of New York State and the federal courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

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Bar/Professional Activity

Ms. Golden is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and sits on its Executive Board.  She is also an officer and an Executive Board member of NELA's New York affiliate, NELA/NY; for many years she wrote "Anne's Squibs," a review of recent cases, for the NELA/NY newsletter. Ms. Golden co-chairs a monthly meeting, "NELA Nite," on such topics as settlement of employment disputes, use of economic experts in litigation, summary judgment, and appeals.

Ms. Golden is also a member of the New York State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section) and the American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section), and she has been elected to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Speaking Engagements and Publications

Ms. Golden has spoken and written extensively on topics including case selection, summary judgment, representing current employees, employer tactics, and insurance issues in employment law, as well as creative methods for resolving employment disputes when no law applies, and has been published in the New York Law Journal.