Gregory Chiarello - New York Employment Retaliation Lawyer

Equality: Every employee is entitled to equal treatment, equal respect, and equal opportunity.

Gregory S. Chiarello

New York Office
(212) 245-1000


GREGORY S. CHIARELLO is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. He is Co-chair of the Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination Practice Group and a member of the Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Practice Group. He represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour matters, professional contracts, and executive compensation.

Mr. Chiarello represents employees in a variety of employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims; fair pay and equal pay claims; breach of employment and other contracts; and noncompete and other restrictive covenant issues.  While Mr. Chiarello’s background is as a litigator, he frequently counsels employees on a variety of legal and non-legal issues. His practice also includes providing in-depth preparation for employees facing internal and external investigations.

Mr. Chiarello received his B.A. with highest honors from Rutgers University in 2001, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2006, where he was a Carswell Merit Scholar.  Although he now represents employees exclusively, Mr. Chiarello began his legal career representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal as a staff attorney at the Office of the Appellate Defender, where he argued more than 20 appeals in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department.


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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

  • Mr. Chiarello is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and in the Federal District Courts of the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.  

  • Co-chair, Labor Relations and Employment Law section of the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA)

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and its New York Affiliate (NELA/NY)

  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA) 

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Speaking Engagements


  • Moderator: "Transgender Legal Issues CLE Program," NYCLA Labor Relations and Employment Law and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Issues Committees, Transgender Employee Rights, Online Video


  • Panelist: "How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case CLE program," New York County Lawyers Association, Online video
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Publications & Articles

Zero Tolerance: Best Practices For Combating Sex-Based Harassment In The Legal Profession, Editor

Gregory S. Chiarello, American Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession, 2018

Employer Witnesses: Preparing to Depose in Discrimination Litigation (Pro-Employee)

Gregory S. Chiarello, Lexis Practice Advisor Note, September 2017 

U.S. Women's Soccor Team Demands Equal Pay for Equal Work

Gregory S. Chiarello, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 7, 2016

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Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2017-2018

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