Advocates for Workplace Fairness
Corporations are not people and do not have principles. The purpose of a corporation is to maximize profits, which often conflicts with the interests of its workers. The best way to enforce workers' rights is for lawyers like us to make it expensive for corporations to violate them.”
We take a solution-oriented approach, striving to solve problems and enforce rights for each client, taking into account the client’s unique wants, needs, and interests.”
We use every legal and ethical means to fight for, protect, and advance our clients' civil rights.”
Inclusion: We are committed to fighting to ensure that all employees are included and treated fairly in the workplace.”
We advocate for workers with the core belief that, as human beings, they are worthy of respect, fairness, decency, and compassion.”
Fair Play: Our job is to guarantee that the most powerful corporations in the world respect their workers' rights, not just the bottom line.”
Integrity is doing the right thing even if nobody is watching.”
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.”
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.”