“Dignity: It is inherent in our being to be valued—one should never take that from another.”


TAMMY MARZIGLIANO is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, where she represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including matters involving compensation (and bonus) disputes, contractual violations, and whistleblower and individual discrimination claims.  Ms. Marzigliano is the Co-Chair of both Outten & Golden’s Financial Services Practice Group and its Whistleblower and Retaliation Practice Group.  She is also a member of Outten & Golden’s Executive and Professionals Practice GroupMedical Practice Group and former Co-Chair of its Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Practice Group.  She has also been recognized by Best Lawyers 2018-2022, and Super Lawyers New York Metro edition for 2013-2021.

Ms. Marzigliano is an experienced litigator and has represented clients in arbitration matters before FINRA and the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as in federal and state courts concerning employment and general commercial litigation disputes.  Most recently, Ms. Marzigliano was a member of the trial team, together with Larry Moy and Wayne Outten, in a complex, international arbitration where the Panel issued an award exceeding $70 million. Ms. Marzigliano received her B.A. from Hofstra University and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Quinnipiac University Law School, where she served as the Public Relations Editor of the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal.



  • The Connector: Outten & Golden LLP partner Tammy Marzigliano is featured in this issue (p. 28).

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Bar Admission and Professional Activity

  • Ms. Marzigliano is admitted to practice law only in New York and Connecticut.
  • Ms. Marzigliano is active in several bar associations. She served as the Chair on the Employment Rights Executive Board of the Employment and Labor Relations Law Committee of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). She is also a member of the Employment and Labor Relations Committee of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association (ABA), the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and its New York affiliate, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Video & Podcasts

March 28, 2023

Tammy Marzigliano, partner at Outten and Golden LLP, an employment law firm in New York, talks with the Employment Law Channel about how the recession has made an impact on law firms, specifically employment law firms.

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March 27, 2017

Attorney Tammy Marzigliano, a partner at Outten & Golden LLP, discusses Dodd-Frank Section 922 (Whistleblower Protection) on Bloomberg BNA Insights.

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April 14, 2016

Tammy Marzigliano, partner at Outten & Golden LLP, represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including employment contracts, arbitration matters, whistleblower claims, and individual discrimination cases.

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September 18, 2018

Tammy Marzigliano: The Most Important Lawyer You Didn’t Know You Needed

October 27, 2017

Learn how to be more effective and powerful in your next interview as
Tammy Marzigliano, a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, discusses the legal aspects of relaunching with Carol Fishman Cohen. Hear how to determine the difference between what’s considered illegal conduct and what is just “bad business,” how to use the right terminology to trigger legal protection, and discover the secret behind redirecting uncomfortable interview questions.


Speaking Engagements

Ms. Marzigliano is a frequent panelist on employment law matters and regularly collaborates with non-profit women’s advocacy organizations on the educational programs about sexual harassment and other employment rights issues in the workplace. She has worked as an advocate, educator, and lecturer with organizations such as Dress for Success, Step Up, the National Organization for Women, the National Association for Professional Women, the Children’s Aid Society, the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO), the Association of Legal Administrators, the City Bar Community Outreach Project, and the National Conference on the Primary Prevention of Men Against Violence Against Women on issues relating to women’s rights in the workplace.

Ms. Marzigliano has also extensively lectured on the retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Reform and Consumer Protection Act and has been a guest on the Employment Law Channel and Lawline TV.


  • Panelist: “Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims,” Practising Law Institute, Understanding Employment Law 2019, New York, NY


  • Speaker: “Understanding the Complexities of On-Ramping and Off-Ramping in Financial Services,” Council of Urban Professionals and the Robert Toigo Foundation Alumni Association, New York, NY


  • Speaker: “Representing the Executive Whistleblower,” NELA, 2016 Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA


  • Speaker: “Leveraging Your Value: Negotiationg Compensation and Severance Packages,” WIN Summit, New York, NY


  • Panelist: “How the Recession had Impacted the Area of Employment Law,” Employment Law Channel, Webcast
  • Speaker: “BNA Insight Video Presentation,” Bloomberg BNA, Webcast


  • Panelist: “NO TITLE,” National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Affiliate, Conference, New York, NY
  • Presenter: “You Say Hello… and I Say Goodbye,” Right Management, Presentation


  • Speaker: “Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Workplace,” New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT), New York, NY
  • Speaker: “Teen Harassment Presentation,” New York City Bar Association, New York, NY


  • Panelist: “Take a side Talk-back series,” Golden Theatre, Oleanna (Play), New York, NY
  • Speaker: “Primary Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women,” Men Can Stop Rape, Inc., Washington, DC
  • Speaker: “Know Your Rights: Workplace Sexual Harassment,” Dress For Sucess, New York, NY

Articles & Publications

Fraud Against the Government Often Harms Our Most Vulnerable. Here’s How Whistleblowers Can Use the False Claims Act to Stop It.

New Jersey Whistleblower FAQ

How Do Medical Whistleblowers Stop Fraud?

California Supreme Court Issues Ruling Strengthening Whistleblower Laws

Supreme Court Rules Unanimously in Favor of Whistleblowers in Key False Claims Act Case

Wall Street Layoffs May Spark a Boom in Whistleblower Complaints

After a two-year hiring blitz in response to a significant increase in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and SPACs, Wall Street is reversing course. Over the last several months, many of the nation’s leading financial institutions have returned to their practice of annual layoffs or announced their plans to do so.

Construction Industry Whistleblowers: Protections for People Building the Future of American Infrastructure

Federal and state governments will spend tens of billions of dollars on major construction projects over the next decade, as part of a nationwide initiative to repair aging and ailing public infrastructure. Construction industry workers are on the front lines of these projects, and may have workplace safety concerns, or may have spotted instances of fraud, waste, or abuse. State and federal laws protect whistleblowers in the construction industry who raise these concerns, and some laws provide rewards for workers who report fraud on these major public projects.

New York’s Passage of Expanded Whistleblower Protection Law Marks the End of a Career-Long Effort for Wayne Outten

On January 26, 2022, new legislation expanding workplace anti-retaliation protections took effect in New York, extending rights to both public and private sector workers who report employers’ illegal or dangerous business activities. This new version of the statute is the culmination of more than 40 years of tireless work by Outten & Golden Co-Founder Wayne Outten to expand whistleblower rights.

District Court Split Persists Over Dodd-Frank’s Definition of “Whistleblower”

When Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") in 2010, it included new protections for whistleblowers who spoke up about securities laws violations. Despite Congress's clear intent to shield whistleblowers from...

Blowing the Whistle on Anti Whistle blower Severance Agreements

The Securities and Exchange Commission is showing its commitment to keeping the lines of communication open between the SEC and whistleblowers willing to report wrongdoing. The SEC recently announced stiff penalties for two companies that included language in...

National Whistleblower Appreciation Day: Honoring the Everyday Heroes

Outten & Golden LLP, By Tammy Marzigliano, Pawanpreet Dhaliwal, and Brittany Arnold

Congress Proposes Vital Protections for Whistleblowers as Workplaces Reopen

Co-authored Tammy Marzigliano & Brittany Arnold, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 7, 2021

What Employees Who Report Unsafe New York Workplaces During the COVID-19 Crisis Need to Know

Co-author Tammy Marzigliano and Kendall Onyendu, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 29, 2020

Protection for Employees Who Blow the Whistle on Employers’ COVID-19-Related Wrongdoing

Tammy Marzigliano, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 21, 2020

High-Stakes Whistleblowing: Dodd-Frank and Beyond

Tammy Marzigliano and Nicholas H. Sikon, O&G Employment Law Blog, October 2, 2018

Feelings are Fair Game

Tammy Marzigliano, O&G Employment Law Blog, July 24, 2018

Financial Services Professionals: Why FINRA’s Public “BrokerCheck” Makes Negotiating Departures Even More Critical

Tammy Marzigliano and Nicholas H. Sikon, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 17, 2018

2018 Will Be A Critical Year For Whistleblowers—With Some Protections Enhanced And Others In The Crosshairs. What’s In The Pipeline?

Tammy Marzigliano, O&G Employment Law Blog, February 27, 2018

The Double-Edged Sword of Taking company Documents

Tammy Marzigliano, O&G Employment Law Blog, November 20, 2017

As Discrimination and Harassment Rise, NYC Promotes Its Human Rights Law

Tammy Marzigliano and Nicholas Sikon, O&G Employment Law Blog, September 22, 2017

Awards & Recognition

  • 2018-2024: Best Lawyers
  • 2023: Lawdragon 500 Civil Rights & Plaintiff Employment Lawyer
  • 2019-2022: Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
  • 2018-2022: Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers
  • 2019-2021: Legal 500 United States Recommended Labor and Employment Lawyer
  • 2013-2023: Super Lawyers – Super Lawyer
  • 2013-2017, 2019: New York Metro Super Lawyers Women