RENÉ S. ROUPINIAN, Partner and Co-Chair of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Practice Group and member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, has been practicing law since 1995. Since 2002, Ms. Roupinian has exclusively litigated federal WARN class actions on behalf of employees terminated in mass layoffs and plant closings without advance written notice.
Her practice is national and covers a wide range of industries. She is listed in the Legal 500. In 2008, Ms. Roupinian was invited to submit testimony before the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee by Senator Ted Kennedy (Chair) about the WARN Act and its possible reform on the 20th anniversary of its enactment. Ms. Roupinian has written and lectured on the WARN Act, and she has been quoted and her cases cited in major media publications. She has spoken at national American Bar Association and National Employment Lawyer Association conferences, among others, on WARN and the litigation of employment claims in bankruptcy.