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Nina Martinez - Employment Law Attorney New York, NY

Nina T. Martinez


NINA T. MARTINEZ is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP, and a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Ms. Martinez served as a Skadden Fellow at the New York Legal Assistance Group where she developed the Employment Mediation Project. Ms. Martinez received her B.A. from the University of Florida in 2010, an M.S. in Elementary Education from Hunter College in 2012, and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 2015. During law school, Ms. Martinez worked as a law clerk with the office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Regional Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the employment department of the nonprofit organization Make the Road New York.

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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

  • Ms. Martinez is admitted to practice law only in New York and Florida.

  • Ms. Martinez is admitted to the following federal courts: The United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Western District of New York, the Eastern District of New York; and the Southern District of Florida.

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association’s New York affiliate (NELA/NY) and is a member of the Gender Discrimination Committee.

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

  • Member, New York State Bar Association and current Diversity Fellow in the Labor and Employment Section

  • Adjunct Prof: Mediation Clinic at CUNY LAW from August-December 2016
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Speaking Engagements


  • Panelist: "Perspectives on Best Practices in Mediation Advocacy," New York State Bar Association/American Arbitration Association, Inaugural Mediation Tournament
  • Panelist: "Careers in Public Interest," Latinx Law Students Association, 23rd Annual Conference: Poder Latino



  • Speaker, Trainer: "Mediation Advocacy Training," Eastern District of New York Mediation Advocacy Program, New York, NY
  • Speaker: "Requesting Accommodations in the Workplace," Can Do Multiple Sclerosis National, Webinar
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Publications & Articles

Overview of Process at the Commission

Nina Martinez, co-authored article for presentation: Practice before the New York City Human Rights Commission, NELA/NY Spring 2018 Conference, New York, NY, May 2018

Requesting Accommodations in the Workplace: Working with MS

Nina Martinez, in Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, February 2017

Think Like a Mediator’ Conflict Resolution Program at Rikers Island

Nina Martinez, co-authored with Mary Austin, Richard Brewster, and Hillary Zilz,, November 2017

Expecting a Baby? Know Your Workplace Rights

Nina Martinez, Huffington Post, October 2016

How to Clinch that ‘A’ and Not Lose Your Mind

Nina Martinez, National Law Journal, September 2015

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