JENNIFER L. LIU is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP where she represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, with a focus on executive and professional contracts and compensation, and wage and hour and employment discrimination class actions.  Before joining Outten & Golden LLP, Ms. Liu clerked for the Honorable John G. Koeltl of the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Liu received her B.A. from Harvard University in 2001, and her J.D./M.B.A. from Stanford Law School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2008.  Before law and business school, Ms. Liu worked as an equity research analyst for an investment management firm. Ms. Liu is admitted to practice in the states of New York and California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of California.

JENNIFER L. LIU is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP where she represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, with a focus on executive and professional contracts and compensation, and wage and hour and employment discrimination class actions.

Before joining Outten & Golden LLP, Ms. Liu clerked for the Honorable John G. Koeltl of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, in Social Studies from Harvard University in 2001, and her J.D./M.B.A. from Stanford Law School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2008.  During law and business school, Ms. Liu worked on race and gender discrimination cases at the ACLU and Legal Momentum.  She also participated in Stanford Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and Constitutional Law Workshop, through which she worked on employment discrimination, civil rights, and civil liberties cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Before law and business school, Ms. Liu worked as an equity research analyst for an investment management firm.  She has passed Levels I, II, and III of the Chartered Financial Analyst program.

Ms. Liu is admitted to practice in the states of New York and California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Northern District of California. 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New York
  • California Employment Lawyers Association

Speaking Engagements

2011

  • Lecturer: "The Nuts & Bolts of FLSA Litigation; What to Know Before You File," National Employment Lawyers Association Conference on Securing Wages, Protecting Hours: Representing Workers in Individual & Collective Actions Under the FLSA (Washington, DC)
  • Lecturer: “Wage & Hour 101: A Primer on the Fair Labor Standards Act & the New York Labor Law,” Employment Law for the General Practitioner & Corporate Counselor Conference, New York State Bar Association (New York, NY)
  • Lecturer: “Rule 23 Basics in Employment Cases,” Impact Fund 2011 Employment Discrimination Class Action Conference (Oakland, CA)

2010

  • Lecturer: “Lilly Ledbetter Act Aftermath,” The New York City Conference on Representing Employees (New York, NY)

Publications

  • Class Actions: A Path Through the Darkness? New directions for class-action lawyers in the era of a conservative-dominated Supreme Court,
    Co-authored with Jahan C. Sagafi, Plaintiff Magazine, January 2014
  • FLSA Litigation Basics
    Jennifer Liu, Danny Katz, & C. Andrew Head, National Employment Lawyers Association Conference on Securing Wages, Protecting Hours: Representing Workers in Individual & Collective Actions Under FLSA, 2011.
  • Wage & Hour 101: A Primer on the Fair Labor Standards Act & the New York Labor Law
    Jennifer Liu, New York State Bar Association “Employment Law for the General Practitioner & Corporate Counselor," 2011
  • Lilly Ledbetter Act Aftermath: Bringing Compensation Discrimination Claims Under the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
    Jennifer Liu, Justin M. Swartz & Nantiya Ruan, The New York City Conference on Representing Employees, 2010
  • Time After Time: Compensation Litigation Under The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
    Jennifer Liu, Justin M. Swartz & Nantiya Ruan, American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, 2010