WAYNE N. OUTTEN is the founding and managing partner of Outten & Golden LLP. His practice focuses exclusively on representing individuals in all areas of employment law. He co-chairs the firm’s Executives and Professionals Practice Group.
Mr. Outten has lectured extensively on employment law, especially on negotiation, mediation, and arbitration of employment disputes, on employment and severance agreements, and on retaliation and whistleblower claims. He is a widely published author whose work is frequently found in legal and popular publications.
Mr. Outten was selected by his peers as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for at least 20 years and as one of New York’s Super Lawyers for many years - where he is listed as one of the Top 100 lawyers in New York. He was selected for the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2012 (and prior years) and for the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America in 2007. Best Lawyers designated him "Lawyer of the Year 2010" for Labor and Employment Law - New York.
OUTTEN & GOLDEN LLP is one of the preeminent law firms representing employees -- “Advocates for Workplace Fairness.” The firm’s credo is “Excellence and Integrity Above All Else.”
O&G focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related matters. The firm advises individuals on employment and severance agreements; it also handles compensation and benefits issues, including bonuses, commissions, stock and option awards, and family/medical leaves. The firm represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including claims of 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 also handles class and collective wage-and-hour and discrimination cases.
If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Wayne directly or with the International Referral head office for an introduction.