Cheryl-Lyn D. Bentley — Employment Lawyer New York, NY

Cheryl-Lyn D. Bentley


CHERYL-LYN D. BENTLEY is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. She is a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage and hour, Fair Credit Reporting Act, criminal history, and discrimination litigation. Before joining the firm in 2015, Ms. Bentley clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Petrese Tucker of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to clerking, Ms. Bentley served as a fellow and staff attorney at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc. where she worked on cases involving violations of federal and state disability laws. Ms. Bentley received her B.A. from Harvard University in 2006 and her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2011.

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    Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

    • Ms. Bentley is admitted to practice in New York and Pennsylvania.

    • Member, American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law

    • Member, NELA-NY (National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Chapter)

    • Member, NELA National (National Employment Lawyers Association)

    • Member, NELA EPa (National Employment Lawyers Association, Eastern Pennsylvania)

    • Member, The National Bar Association, Women Lawyer’s Division, Philadelphia Chapter (WLD)

    • Member, The Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia

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    Publications & Articles

    A Novel Idea: Protecting Students with Disabilities from School Bullies

    48 Clearinghouse Rev., 2014

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