Outten & Golden seeks an associate to work in the firm’s class action practice, working primarily on class and collective actions involving workplace discrimination and wage
theft. The attorneys at O&G are at the forefront of cutting-edge impact litigation aimed at achieving economic and social justice. They have represented thousands of workers, across all industries, including misclassified workers in unpaid overtime lawsuits; low-wage workers in the restaurant industry and other industries in wage theft cases; women in the banking and tech industry in “glass ceiling” gender discrimination class actions; and African American and Latino job applicants in systemic failure to hire cases.
The associate will play a very active role on cases, including investigating new cases, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting motions, participating in negotiations and mediations, attending court hearings, and participating in appellate litigation. O&G encourages all of its attorneys to seek out opportunities for public speaking, publishing, and bar association activities. Diversity, inclusiveness and equity are fundamental to our work at O&G. We believe that to be effective advocates for civil rights and workplace fairness we must strive for diversity within our own workforce. We are committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff, and to fostering a collegial and supportive workplace.
Must have 1-3 years of litigation and negotiation experience, preferably in employment law and/or a judicial clerkship; strong analytical, writing, research, and client management skills; and a commitment to protecting the rights of workers and employees.
Send letter of interest, resume, transcript, and a writing sample of no more than ten pages (not edited by anyone else), by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Specify in the subject line: Class Action Associate Application – New York. No phone calls please.
Deadline is Sept. 30, 2016 or until filled!