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 is pleased to announce the addition of seven associates to the law firm's growing practice that includes representation of employees, executives, and partners in litigation and transactional matters. Five of the lawyers will join the firm’s New York office, and the sixth joins the Washington, D.C., office, and the seventh joins the San Francisco office.
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...
A New York federal court approved the settlement of a landmark class action in which African American and Latino job applicants alleged illegal background check policies and practices at the U.S. Census Bureau denied them access to more than a million temporary jobs for the 2010 decennial census, Outten & Golden LLP and co-counsel said today.
Adam Klein, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs and the head of the class action practice group at Outten & Golden LLP, said, “This historic...