SALLY J. ABRAHAMSON is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group and co-chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights Practice Group.  Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Ms. Abrahamson litigated collective action and individual wage and hour cases at the D.C. Employment Justice Center, where she won two bench trials in D.C. Superior Court on behalf of two individual low wage restaurant workers.*  After graduating from law school, Ms. Abrahamson was a law clerk to the Honorable Frank Montalvo, U.S. District Judge in the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division.  In addition to serving as Judge Montalvo’s law clerk, Ms. Abrahamson drafted speeches and papers in Spanish on topics ranging from arbitration to due process in support of Judge Montalvo’s position on the Committee on International Judicial Relations.

Ms. Abrahamson received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her J.D., with honors, from American University’s Washington College of Law where she received the Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility – Outstanding Student in the Clinical Program for her work with the Domestic Violence Clinic.

Ms. Abrahamson is admitted to practice law in New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Southern District of New York.

(*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

SALLY J. ABRAHAMSON is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group and co-chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Workplace Rights Practice Group.  Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Ms. Abrahamson litigated collective action and individual wage and hour cases at the D.C. Employment Justice Center, where she won two bench trials in D.C. Superior Court on behalf of two individual low wage restaurant workers.*  After graduating from law school, Ms. Abrahamson was a law clerk to the Honorable Frank Montalvo, U.S. District Judge in the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division.  In addition to serving as Judge Montalvo’s law clerk, Ms. Abrahamson drafted speeches and papers in Spanish on topics ranging from arbitration to due process in support of Judge Montalvo’s position on the Committee on International Judicial Relations.

Ms. Abrahamson received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her J.D., with honors, from American University’s Washington College of Law where she received the Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility – Outstanding Student in the Clinical Program for her work with the Domestic Violence Clinic.

Ms. Abrahamson is admitted to practice law in New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Southern District of New York.

(*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.).

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Association Board member, The LGBT Bar Association Greater New York (LeGaL) 
  • New York City Bar Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • NELA (National Employment Lawyers Association)
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section

Speaking Engagements:

2016

  • Panelist: LGBT Discrimination Panal, OUTLaw, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY
  • Speaker: April CLE: Hybrid FLSA/NYLL Class Actions, Low-Wage Worker Task Force, New York, NY

2015

  • Panelist: "LGBT Rights Law Panel," Columbia Undergraduate Law Review, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Chair: “Employment Law Post - Obergefell,"New York City Bar Association CLE program, New York, NY