Advocates for Workplace Fairness
Our goal is to provide access to justice for workers whose rights have been violated. Class actions amplify our efforts because they give us the ability to enforce the rights of many workers at once.”
We honor the trust that clients put in us by working to earn it every day.”
Equality: Every employee is entitled to equal treatment, equal respect, and equal opportunity.”
Integrity is doing the right thing even if nobody is watching.”
Wisdom: When we advocate for the rights of employees — whether negotiating, litigating, or strategizing — we rely on deep knowledge, vigor, and always, wisdom.”
Transformation: Our society ties our basic necessities to our employment. Advocating for workplace justice, not only transforms working conditions, but it also transforms our everyday lives and material conditions, and in doing so disrupts systems of oppression.”
Working Together: Our work is to make sure you get paid for yours.”
We fight for justice with honor. Whether working with a client, negotiating with an adversary, or collaborating with a colleague, the principles of integrity, decency, and kindness guide us.”
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Our firm is dedicated to representing employees and other individuals (including executives, partners, professionals and talent), not employers, in all industries, across all professions, and at all employment levels. As advocates for workplace fairness, our passion and our profession is to help advance the goals of employees and protect their rights against injustices in the workplace.
Our attorneys advise and represent clients in matters involving former employers, current employers, and potential future employers and partnerships. We also represent groups of employees collectively, as well as executive teams in transition. Our international practice reaches across borders to represent and protect multinational employees, executives and partners.
Our lawyers are recognized as some of the most qualified and highly skilled in the field of employment law. Best Lawyers and U.S. News ranked Outten & Golden as “Best Law Firm” in Litigation - Labor & Employment and Employment Law – Individuals. In December 2014, Legal Leaders ranked Outten & Golden “New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers for Labor & Employment.” Many of our lawyers are AV- rated by Martindale Hubbell and have been recognized by Super Lawyers in the field of “Employment Law – Employee.” Legal 500 recognized O&G as a leader in “Mass tort and class action: plaintiff representation – labor and employment.”