Outten & Golden LLP– the premier law firm representing employees, executives, and partners in employment litigation, transactional matters, and class actions – has again been named to the annual editions of Best Lawyers® and Best Law Firms.
Outten & Golden LLP – the nation's premier employment law firm representing employees, executives, partners, and professionals – announces that 19 of its attorneys have been included in three Lawdragon lawyer guides for 2020.
The Third Circuit ruled yesterday that job applicants have standing to sue under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in a criminal history lawsuit brought by plaintiffs against their prospective employer, SEPTA, says Outten & Golden LLP and a coalition of legal advocates.
Filed in federal court in Philadelphia in 2016, the class action accuses SEPTA, the nation's sixth-largest public transportation system, of routinely rejecting job applicants based on information contained in reports obtained from background check companies.
Unlawful screening of job applicants seeking employment at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn violates federal and state law, according to a federal-court class action lawsuit filed by Outten & Golden LLP and the nonprofit organization Youth Represent.
Filed in federal court in the Eastern District of New York, the lawsuit alleges that Barclays used “flawed and discriminatory criminal history screening policies and practices” to deny employment opportunities to otherwise qualified job applicants. The defendants are Barclays Events Center, LLC...
The nonprofit organization Public Justice has named Outten & Golden LLP among four finalists for its national 2017 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award for its landmark settlement in Gonzalez v. Pritzker. According to Public Justice, the award, which will be presented on July 24 in Boston, recognizes "attorney(s) who made the greatest contribution to the public interest within the past year by trying or settling a precedent-setting, socially significant case."
Co-lead class counsel Adam Klein and Ossai Miazad from Outten & Golden LLP, along with several co-counsel, are...