Litigation & Class Actions

Outten & Golden attorneys represent individuals and groups in litigation in federal and state courts. We have great success* in the many areas of employment law that we have litigated, including both individual and class actions. 

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Wells Fargo Lending Discrimination Lawsuit

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Outten & Golden LLP and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) have filed a nationwide civil rights class action lawsuit against Wells Fargo on behalf of six individual plaintiffs with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and an organizational plaintiff,...

American Airlines, Inc. Pilot Retirement Program Variable Income Plan – Over $6 Million Class Settlement

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On January 17, 2014, James Michael Allman filed a class action lawsuit under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act (“USERRA”) and the Employee Retirement Security Income Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) alleging that American Airlines and its retirement plan adopted a policy for determining...

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Wells Fargo Denies Auto Loans To DACA Residents, Suit Says

Law360 - Dave Simpson

An Illinois man hit Wells Fargo Bank NA with a proposed discrimination class action in California federal court Tuesday, claiming the bank denies auto loan applications from U.S. residents who hold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status simply based on their immigration status.

Eduardo Peña said the bank committed alienage discrimination against him and a large number of the 800,000 DACA-status individuals who are financially stable by categorically rejecting their car loan applications because they are not U.S. citizens, in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.

Further, he claims...

An Epic Year? High Court's Class Waiver Ruling Turns 1

Law360 - Braden Campbell

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to bless class action waivers in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis was seen as a clear-cut win for employers, but on its first birthday, practitioners say the decision's impact has been muted as businesses weigh the potential costs of arbitration and growing public backlash against denying workers a day in court.  

The high court's May 21, 2018, decision held that making workers sign arbitration agreements waiving their rights to pursue class actions does not violate the National Labor Relations Act, cementing employers' ability to funnel wage-and-hour and...

Law360 Names Outten & Golden LLP "Employment Practice Group of the Year"

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National law firm is the only honoree with a practice dedicated to representing employees exclusively.

Outten & Golden LLP, known and respected for its representation of employees, executives, and partners across the spectrum of workplace issues, has been named a 2018 "Practice Group of the Year" in employment law by Law360. This is the third consecutive year in which the firm has earned the honor.

"We are grateful to Law360 for again recognizing our tremendously talented attorneys and the successful outcomes we've secured for our valued clients," said Adam T. Klein, Outten & Golden's...