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
NINA R. FRANK is Counsel 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.
Bar Admissions & Professional Activities
Ms. Frank is admitted to practice law only in New York and New Jersey.
Ms. Frank is admitted to the following federal courts: The United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.
National Employment Lawyers Association/New York (NELA/NY)
National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
Federal Bar Council
- Presenter: "Harassment in the Workplace," Yonkers Lawyers’ Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Yonkers, NY
Publications & Articles
Ban the Box legislation can be an important tool in remedying Black underemployment by removing employers' ability to use criminal history as a proxy...
What happens when victims of sexual harassment reach out to a lawyer, and what are some of the roadblocks stopping victims from coming forward...
Donald Trump makes us cringe, but like a stopped clock, he's right once in a while. He says a woman who experiences workplace sexual harassment...
We have learned a lot in the few short days since Gretchen Carlson, former for News anchor, filed her lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and...
In a recent blog post, on Hamilton & Griffin on Rights, Outten & Golden LLP associate Nina Frank discusses recent studies which have found that anti...
Ban the Box legislation is an incredibly important tool in fighting black underemployment by removing employers' ability to use criminal history as a...
Outten & Golden LLP associate Nina Frank discusses the ways women are blamed and marginalized at work for everything from the way they talk to the way...
In a recent blog post, on Hamilton & Griffin on Rights, Outten & Golden LLP associate Nina Frank touches on our current cultural backlash against...
On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to hear any of the seven same-sex marriage cases that were pending before it. Procedurally speaking, this means...
Awards & Recognition
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2021