“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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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

Blogs & Publications

Supreme Court Rejects the Attempted Use of “Discrimination” as a Shield Against Retaliation

U.S. Department of Justice to Test a New Whistleblower Reward Program

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?

Celebrating National Whistleblower Day: Employees are Empowered When They Know Their Rights

Top Ten Things to Know Before Becoming a Whistleblower

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.

Working Together To Achieve Accuracy On Regulatory Form U-5

Working Together to Achieve Accuracy on Regulatory Form U-5, by Tammy Marzigliano and Carmel Mushin, New York Law Journal, March 25, 2013….

Advising A Whistleblower After Dodd-Frank: What Every Employer Needs To Know

Tammy Marzigliano, Law Journal Newsletters, Employment Law Strategist, ALM, Volume 19, Number 10, April 2012. This article examines the retaliation protections provided by Dodd-Frank and how employment lawyers might deal with their…

How to Get Your Bonus After You’ve Been Laid Off

Tammy Marzigliano & Piper Hoffman, Forbes Leadership Guest Post, December 2011

The Top Ten Reasons to Hire a Lawyer to Review Your Severance Agreement

Tammy Marzigliano & Piper Hoffman, Forbes, December 2011

Advocacy & Counsel For The SEC Whistleblower: A Primer For Employment Lawyers

Tammy Marzigliano and Jordan A. Thomas. Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report. Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 196 DLR I-1 , 10/11/2011. Copyright 2011 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)…

When Your Personal Life Affects Your Professional Life

Tammy Marzigliano and Carmel Mushin. Employment Rights Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 2, Winter 2010

Almost daily we hear stories about people who were not hired for a job because of something they posted…

The Dodd-Frank Act’s Whistleblower Provisions: The Act’s Best Hope For Exposing Financial Wrongdoing

In this BNA Insights article, Outten & Golden attorneys Tammy Marzigliano and Cara E. Greene take a close look at these provisions and the effects of preceding laws, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley…

Happy Valentine’s Day…Now Please Sign On The Dotted Line

Tammy Marzigliano and Delyanne Barros, Outten & Golden LLP, 2009

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, what better way to discuss love than in contractual terms? Workplace romances are increasingly common and employers…


Nondisclosure Agreements Get Trickier Under New SEC Scrutiny

The Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2023

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