Amy F. Shulman, whose practice has covered a wide range of labor and employment law litigation and transactional matters, has joined Outten & Golden LLP’s New York office as Counsel, the firm said today.
Ms. Shulman, who has joined Outten & Golden’s Individual Practice Area, has negotiated employment-related agreements for executives and professionals, counseled individuals in employment and other workplace disputes, and litigated whistleblower, discrimination, retaliation, contract, workplace tort, and wage-and-hour actions. She also has represented private and public-sector unions in contract interpretation and disciplinary arbitrations.
Outten & Golden’s Managing Partner Wayne N. Outten said, “We are thrilled that Amy is joining Outten & Golden. Our firm’s growing team strives to provide excellent representation to employees nationwide, and Amy enhances our ability to do so in New York and beyond. Our clients will benefit from her years of legal experience and her excellent lawyering skills.”
Ms. Shulman said, “Outten & Golden is an exceptional, nationally recognized firm whose members and staff pride themselves on providing extraordinary representation to individual employees. My experience and skills are a great match for the firm’s client base. I look forward to continuing to work with clients who need our help in resolving workplace issues.”
Ms. Shulman has been appointed to numerous leadership roles in national and local bar associations, including the American Bar Association (ABA) and NELA/NY, the New York affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA). She has authored and co-authored numerous articles focusing on labor and employment law in ABA and New York State Bar Association publications, among others.
Before joining Outten & Golden LLP, Ms. Shulman was a partner at Broach & Stulberg LLP in New York. She clerked in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico for the Hon. Aida M. Delgado-Colon, then U.S. Magistrate Judge (now U.S. District Judge).
Ms. Shulman is admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of Puerto Rico.
Ms. Shulman graduated from Cornell University and received her law degree, cum laude, from Washington College of Law, American University.
About Outten & Golden LLP
With offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, DC., Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally.
The firm counsels individuals on employment and severance agreements; handles complex compensation and benefits issues (including bonuses, commissions, and stock/ option agreements); and advises professionals (including doctors and lawyers) on contractual issues. It also represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including 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 handles class actions involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender- and race-based discrimination, wage-and-hour violations, violations of the WARN Act, and other systemic workers’ rights issues.
Outten & Golden has nine practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, and WARN Act.
Contact: Wayne N. Outten, Outten & Golden LLP, New York, 212.245.1000.
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