NEW YORK, 17th August 2021 / PRNewswire / – Outten & Golden, LLP is pleased to announce that Amy F. Shulman was elected to the Labor and Employment Law (LEL) Section of the American Bar Association. The ceremony took place Saturday 7th August 2021, during the ABA annual meeting.
“I am honored to join the governing body of the section,” said Ms. Shulman, a partner in the new York Outten & Golden, the leading law firm representing employees, executives and partners in employment and transactional matters. “Giving back to the national legal profession, particularly the Labor Bar, is a tremendous privilege.”
In particular, Ms. Shulman will serve as a councilor (union and workers), representing the labor lawyers’ and union side of the LEL section. The section has more than 20,000 members in the US who represent all perspectives on labor law, including management, union, plaintiffs, neutral and public.
As a member of the firm’s Individual Practice Area and the Executives and Professionals Practice Group, Ms. Shulman negotiates work-related contracts, advises employees on labor law disputes and handles labor law claims. She is co-chair of the Subcommittee Contracts and Executive Compensation of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee (ERR) of the LEL Section, a member of the Law360 2021 Employment Editorial Advisory Board and a member of the NELA and theirs new York Subsidiary, NELA / NY. Her past leadership positions include Co-Chair of the ERR, Co-Chair of the UEG Annual Section Conference, Co-Chair of the Webinars Committee of the UEG Section, Coordinator of Whistleblower Programs and Litigation Programs for the Annual UEG Section Conferences, Secretary of NELA / NY, member of the Advisory Board of the NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law and President, Vice President, and Secretary of the New York Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association.
“Amy is still the right person to stand up for the rights of individuals and unions. She treats everyone she knows with dignity and respect, the principles of ABA and true leadership in our company and our profession, ”said Outten & Golden Partner Wendi S. Lazar, an ABA Margaret Brent Recipient, a past co-chair of the LEL’s International Labor and Labor Law Committee and co-chair of the firm’s Individual Practice and the Executives and Professionals Practice Group.
“Outten & Golden has a long history of leadership positions in the labor law section,” said Adam T. Klein, the managing partner of the law firm, who also held various ABA management functions. “We are proud of Amy and delighted that she continues that legacy.”
Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership and related labor law matters at home and abroad. The law firm advises individuals on employment and termination agreements; handles complex compensation and performance matters (including bonuses, equity agreements and equity investments); and advises professionals (including doctors and lawyers) on contractual issues. He also represents employees with a variety of claims, including discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, disability, national origin, religion and age, and retaliation, whistleblower and contractual claims. The firm handles class actions involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender and racial discrimination, violations of wages and hours, violations of the WARN Act, and other systemic labor rights issues.
Outten & Golden has nine practice groups: Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sex Discrimination & Sexual Harassment, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Class Actions and WARN Act.
Outten & Golden LLP has offices in new York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.
For media inquiries, contact the Managing Partner Adam T. Klein at (212) 209-0672.
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