Advocates for Workplace Fairness
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.”
Integrity is doing the right thing even if nobody is watching.”
Equality: Every employee is entitled to equal treatment, equal respect, and equal opportunity.”
Balance:We guide employees through difficult workplace situations with a balanced application of pragmatic problem-solving, compassionate counsel, and zealous advocacy”
We honor the trust that clients put in us by working to earn it every day.”
We endeavor to ensure that everyone is treated with respect in the workplace, regardless of station in life.”
Courage: It takes courage for employees to stand up for their rights. We honor their courage by fighting hard to achieve justice for them.”
Fair Play: Our job is to guarantee that the most powerful corporations in the world respect their workers' rights, not just the bottom line.”
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.”