“Our top priority is ensuring our client’s livelihood through their employment goals.”


SABINE JEAN is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and is a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. Previously, Ms. Jean served as the Firm’s Public Interest Fellow.

Ms. Jean received her B.A. from Smith College in 2011, her M.S.T. from Fordham Graduate School of Education in 2013, and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2017, where she served as a Managing Editor on the UCLA Law Review and the National Black Law Journal. During law school, Ms. Jean worked on civil rights and employment matters at Schonbrun Seplow Harris & Hoffman, LLP and Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai, LLP, and on issues related to campus pregnancy and parenting accommodations at the UCLA Title IX/Sexual Harassment Prevention Office. She was awarded a UCLA Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award for her academic success in Education and the Law and a UCLA Law Enhancement Award in recognition of her work to improve and enrich the UCLA law community. Prior to law school, Ms. Jean worked as an English as a Second Language teacher in New York through Teach for America. Currently, she serves as a Director on the Alumnae Association of Smith College Board of Directors.

Bar Admission and Professional Activity

  • Ms. Jean is admitted to practice law only in New York and New Jersey.
  • Ms. Jean is admitted to the following federal courts: The United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and its New York affiliate NELA/NY.
  • Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member, New York State and City Bar Associations


Video & Podcasts

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Speaking Engagements


  • Lecturer: “Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace,” Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Women’s Program, Virtual
  • Panelist, “Hot Topics in FLSA Litigation” National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Annual Convention, Chicago, IL
  • Panelist, “The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: What New York Attorneys Should Know” National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) New York Spring Conference, New York, NY



  • Panelist: “Diversity in the Plaintiffs’ Bar,” Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association, Virtual
  • Panelist: “Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Litigation,” National Bar Association (NBA), Labor and Employment Section Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • Panelist: “Employment Class Actions: What You Need to Know from the Experts,” National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA



  • Panelist: “Black Lives Matter @ Work: Confronting and Dismantling White Supremacy in the Workplace,” National Lawyers Guild – New York City Chapter, Labor & Employment Committee, Webinar



  • Panelist: “Discrimination in the Workplace,” Harlem Yes Symposium on LGBTQ+ Community and the New Political Landscape, New York, NY


Articles & Publications

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Pay Equity: Somebody Has to Regulate

Sabine Jean, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section Volume 48 Number 2, Winter 2020

Awards & Recognition

  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Labor and Employment Law – Employee
  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • 2021-2023: Super Lawyers – Rising Star