NINA 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.

Ms. Martinez is admitted to practice in New York, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s New York affiliate (NELA/NY) and is a member of the Gender Discrimination Committee. Ms. Martinez is also a member of the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

NINA 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.

Ms. Martinez is admitted to practice in New York, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s New York affiliate (NELA/NY) and is a member of the Gender Discrimination Committee. Ms. Martinez is also a member of the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

 

Speaking Engagements

2017

  • “Mediation Advocacy Training,” Trainer for Eastern District of New York Mediation Advocacy Program, October 2017
  • “Requesting Accommodations in the Workplace” Can Do Multiple Sclerosis National Webinar, February 2017

Publications

  • "Think Like a Mediator’ Conflict Resolution Program at Rikers Island," co-authored with Mary Austin, Richard Brewster, and Hillary Zilz
  • "Requesting Accommodations in the Workplace: Working with MS," Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, February 2017
  • "Expecting a Baby? Know Your Workplace Rights," Huffington Post, October 2016
  • "How to Clinch that ‘A’ and Not Lose Your Mind," National Law Journal, September 2015
  • "Working Models: An Analysis of Workplace Mediation Programs Available to New York City Complainants," Penn Law Legal Scholarship Repository, May 2015