Outten & Golden LLP, a top-tier employment law firm, welcomes two new attorneys to its New York office. The attorneys join an expanding practice representing workers in all areas of employee-side employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act claims.
Lisa M. Skruck: Ms. Skruck focuses mainly on executive employment agreements, separation agreements, and restrictive covenant agreements. Before joining Outten & Golden LLP, Ms. Skruck was an associate at Menaker & Herrman LLP, representing both employees and employers in litigation and transactional matters, including employment and separation agreements. Prior to her position at Menaker & Herrmann, she worked for the Law Offices of Joseph E. Bachelder, a boutique firm centered on executive compensation arrangements. A graduate of the Ohio State University College of Law, Ms. Skruck joins the Executives and Professionals Practice Group.
Cara B. Chomski: Before joining Outten & Golden LLP, Ms. Chomski was an associate at Liddle & Robinson, L.L.P., representing plaintiffs in a variety of employment matters. A 2013 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Ms. Chomski served as a member of the Employment Discrimination Project at the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, and was the Topic Access Editor and Comment Editor of the University of Chicago Legal Forum. Ms. Chomski joins the Class Action Practice Group.
"We are thrilled to welcome Lisa and Cara to our growing firm," said the firm's managing partner Wayne N. Outten. "Both attorneys possess great talent and a strong desire to advocate for the fair treatment of employees in the workplace."
Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally. The firm counsels individuals on employment and severance agreements; handles complex compensation and benefits issues (including bonuses, commissions, and stock/ option agreements); and advises professionals (including doctors and lawyers) on contractual issues. It also represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, disability, national origin, religion, and age, as well as retaliation, whistleblower, and contract claims. The firm handles class actions involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender- and race-based discrimination, wage-and-hour violations, violations of the WARN Act, and other systemic workers' rights issues.
Outten & Golden has nine practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian Gay Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, and WARN Act.
Outten & Golden has offices in New York, New York, Chicago, Illinois, and San Francisco, California.
For media inquiries, contact Managing Partner Wayne N. Outten at (212) 245-1000.