Nina Frank - Employment Lawyer New York City, NY

Many employees have legitimate concerns about illegal workplace practices that are ignored or dismissed. Our goal is to advocate for our clients and, importantly, make sure that they feel heard.

Nina R. Frank

Associate
New York Office
(212) 245-1000

About

NINA R. FRANK is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, where she represents individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law. Ms. Frank is a member of the Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Practice Group and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights Practice Group. Before joining Outten & Golden, Ms. Frank clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Dolinger of the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Stuart L. Peim of the Superior Court of Union County, New Jersey. Ms. Frank received her B.A. from Vassar College cum laude in 2005, and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011, where she was a Public Service Scholar and a Berg Foundation Fellow. During law school, Ms. Frank participated in the Innocence Project Clinic, interned at the civil rights practice of Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP, and served as Senior Notes Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. Her Note, “Such Visible Fiction: The Expansion of Scott v. Harris to Prisoner Eighth Amendment Excessive Force Claims,” was published in Volume 32 of the Cardozo Law Review.

Prior to law school, Ms. Frank worked on cases involving disability discrimination, civil rights, and employee benefits at the law office of Koob & Magoolaghan. She also worked on prison condition class actions at the Prison Law Office and advocated for juvenile offenders at the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice.

Press:

Levo.com: Memo To Drunk, Handsy Coworkers At the Office Holiday Party: You're Still Legally Accountable For Your Actions

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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

  • Ms. Frank is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and in the District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
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Speaking Engagements

2018

  • Presenter: "Harassment in the Workplace," Yonkers Lawyers’ Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Yonkers, NY
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Publications & Articles

Trump to Sexual Harassment Victim, "You're Fired!"

Co-authored by Kathleen Peratis and Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, August 9, 2016

Gretchen Carlson Seeks to Expose Roger Ailes' Toxic Male Gaze, and Might Deal a Blow to Forced Arbitration in the Process

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, July 11, 2016

From Knee-Jerk Reactions to Thoughtful Discussion: Using Mindfulness to Address Privilege

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, May 25, 2016

Beyond Ban the Box - Combating Black Underemployment and the Criminality Myth

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, January 28, 2016

Asking For It: Finding New Ways to Blame Women for Their Own Inequality

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, October 22, 2015

Stray Remarks and the Donald Trump Effect: The Real Workplace Consequences of the Backlash against Political Correctness

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, September 16, 2015

The Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Marriage to Proceed

Nina Frank, O&G Employment Law Blog, October 10, 2014

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