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Outten & Golden Announces Six New Attorneys Have Joined the Firm

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six new attorneys to its growing practice of representing employees in all areas of employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act matters and cases.

Cheryl-Lyn Bentley: Before joining the firm as an associate in the New York office, Ms. Bentley was a judicial law clerk for Chief Judge Petrese B. Tucker, U.S. District Court, E.D.P.A. A 2011 graduate of Yale Law School, Ms. Bentley is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage-and-hour and discrimination litigation.

Menaka N. Fernando: Before joining the firm as an associate in the San Francisco office, Ms. Fernando worked as an associate at The Dolan Law Firm. A 2010 graduate of University of California Hastings College of Law, Ms. Fernando is a member of the Executives and Professionals practice group, representing employees in negotiation and litigation in all areas of employment law.

Nicholas H. Sikon: Before joining the firm as an associate in the New York office, Mr. Sikon was an associate with Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz & Dicker LLP. A 2009 graduate of The George Washington University Law School, Mr. Sikon is a member of the Discrimination and Retaliation practice group and the Executives and Professionals practice group, representing employees in negotiation and litigation in all areas of employment law.

Elizabeth V. Stork: Before joining the firm as an associate in the New York office, Ms. Stork clerked for the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. A 2013 graduate of Harvard Law School, Ms. Stork is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage-and-hour and discrimination litigation.

Daniel S. Stromberg: Before joining the firm as e-Discovery Counsel in the New York office, Mr. Stromberg worked as Director of Discovery Technology at Tanenholz & Associates, a boutique discovery firm. A 2007 graduate of the George Washington University Law School, Mr. Stromberg is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group.

Relic Sun: Before joining the firm as an associate in the San Francisco office, Ms. Sun clerked for the Honorable Lisa Margaret Smith, U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y. A graduate of New York University School of Law, Ms. Sun is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage-and-hour and discrimination litigation.

"We are very pleased to be joined by these six talented lawyers," said Wayne N. Outten, the firm's managing partner. "The experience and capabilities of these attorneys will contribute to the firm's ability to advocate effectively for the rights of employees in individual contractual matters, in individual claims and cases, and in class and collective actions."

Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally. The firm counsels individuals on employment and severance agreements; handles complex compensation and benefits issues (including bonuses, commissions, and stock/ option agreements); and advises professionals (including doctors and lawyers) on contractual issues. It also represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, disability, national origin, religion, and age, as well as retaliation, whistleblower, and contract claims. The firm handles class actions involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender- and race-based discrimination, wage-and-hour violations, violations of the WARN Act, and other systemic workers' rights issues.

Outten & Golden has nine practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, and WARN Act.

Outten & Golden has offices in New York, New York, Chicago, Illinois, and San Francisco, California.

For media inquiries, contact Managing Partner Wayne N. Outten at (212) 245-1000.