Outten & Golden LLP Recognized in Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2013

PRWeb—Outten & Golden LLP
November 14, 2012

Outten & Golden LLP has been selected once again in multiple categories in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers New York Metropolitan rankings. Best Lawyers, a US-based peer review, ranked the firm Tier 1 for its work in Employment Law for Individuals and Labor & Employment–Litigation. In addition, Outten and Golden has been ranked Tier 2 nationally in Labor & Employment–Litigation.

Partners Wayne N. Outten, Anne Golden, Adam T. Klein, Wendi S. Lazar, and Laurence S. Moy are among this year’s recipients, along with the firm’s distinguished counsel, Lewis Steel.

“Being listed by Best Lawyers means that our peers recognize that we are serving our clients’ interests with excellence and integrity above all else,” says Mr. Outten, the managing partner at Outten & Golden, the largest employee-side employment law firm in the country and likely in the world.

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

Outten & Golden focuses on a global scale on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters. The firm counsels individuals on employment and severance agreements; handles complex compensation and benefits issues (including I.R.C. sections 409A, 280G, bonuses, commissions, and stock and option agreements and awards), and advises professional partners ( including doctors and lawyers) with contractual and ethical 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. Outten & Golden is also at the forefront of family leave issues and veterans’ workplace rights. The firm handles some of the largest class action and impact litigations in the United States 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 eleven practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sex Discrimination & Sexual Harassment, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN), Appellate Litigation, and Workplace Privacy, Technology, and E-Discovery.

Outten & Golden has offices in New York, New York, Chicago, Illinois, and Stamford, Connecticut.

For media inquiries, contact Managing Partner Wayne N. Outten at (212) 245-1000.