Advocates for Workplace Fairness
Judgment: Our approach is to do what's best for the client. We have the sense to negotiate when possible and the confidence to take cases to trial when necessary.”
Our mission is to empower employees by championing their rights in the workplace.”
Our individual commitment to our clients and workplace fairness drives our team at O&G and makes everything seem possible.”
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.”
Balance:We guide employees through difficult workplace situations with a balanced application of pragmatic problem-solving, compassionate counsel, and zealous advocacy”
Fairness at work comes down to a series of choices. How to respond to those choices determines every employee's success and well-being.”
Tenacity: Move forward with a persistent purpose, fortified by the knowledge that our cause is just.”
Advocacy: Employees deserve a strong advocate — an advocate who will fight tenaciously for their interests while also providing objective and honest advice.”
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.”