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Adam Todd Klein

Adam Todd Klein

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Employment & Labor

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ADAM T. KLEIN is a partner of Outten & Golden LLP and is the chair of the firm's class action practice group. His practice is limited to the prosecution of class action and impact litigation of employment discrimination and wage and hour claims.

Mr. Klein presently serves as lead or co-lead plaintiffs' counsel in a variety of wage and hour and statutory-discrimination class actions.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Employment & Labor: 100%
    24 years, 200 cases

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Contact Info

3 Park Ave Fl 29th
New York, NY, 10016-5902

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Selected in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Selected in Mass Torts and Class ActionsN/A2007
New York Super LawyerN/A2007
Selected in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Couragous Plaintiffs' AwardNational Employment Lawyers Association / New York2004
Recognized by Chambers & Partners USAChambers & Partners USA2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerOutten & Golden LLP2000 - Present
PartnerLevy Davis Maher and Klein LLP1991 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under LawTrustee2008 - Present
Cornell University ILR Alumni AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationPlaintiffs Co-Chair, EEO Committee, Labor and Employment Section2006 - Present
American Bar FoundationFellow2006 - Present
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor RelationsAdvisory Board of the Labor and Employment Law Program2006 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Executive Committee of Employee Rights Section (2002)2000 - 2004
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember -- Former Co-Chair of Class Action Committee (2003 - 06)1993 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association / New YorkExecutive Board and Executive Committee Member (2001 to 2005)1992 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
EEOC Public Meeting on Employment Testing and ScreeningEmployer Credit-History Checks and Criminal Record Checks of Job Applicants for Hiring Decisions: The Illegality under Title VII Disparate Impact Doctrine2007
Employee Rights and Employment Policy JournalThe New Dol's New FLSA White Collar Exemption Regulations and Working with the DOL on FLSA Actions2006
Annual Civil Rights Training Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.An Overview of Disparate Impact Litigation2004
Employee Rights Quarterly Contingent Worker Wage-Hour Abuses: The Class Action Remedy2001

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of Law LawJD1990
Cornell UniversityIndustrial and Labor RelationsBS - ILR1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
New York University School of Law / American Bar AssociationMock E-Discovery Hearing2007
NELA Fall ConferenceAdvanced Issues in Collective Actions2007
NELA Annual ConferenceLitigating Racial Discrimination and Harassment Claims2007
Law Education Institute, National CLE Conference on Labor & Employment LawLaw Education Institute, National CLE Conference on Labor & Employment Law2007
Human Resources Executive Conferences1st Annual HR in Hospitality Conference: The Law of the Workplace: Hot Employment Issues for the Hospitality Industry2007
Human Resources Executive Conferences1st Annual HR in Hospitality Conference: Fair Labor Standards Act: Wage and Hour Compliance and the Consequences of Non-Compliance2007
EEOC Public Meeting on Employment Testing and ScreeningEmployer Credit-History Checks and Criminal Record Checks of Job Applicants for Hiring Decisions: The Illegality under Title VII Disparate Impact Doctrine2007
Cornell University’s Labor and Employment Law ProgramWage and Hour Law and Litigation Strategies2007
American Conference InstituteCorporate Counsel Forum on Wage & Hour Compliance: What Plaintiffs’ Counsel Look for in Wage and Hour Conduct: Industries and Practices in Their Sights2007
American Conference Institute4th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims & Class Actions (Co-Chair)2007
American Bar Association -- National Conference on EEO LawNational Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law (Co-Chair)2007
New York University School of Law / Federal Judicial Center, Workshop for Federal JudgesWage & Hour Litigation2006
Georgetown University Law Center, Evidence Issues and Jury Instructions in Employment CasesEvidence Issues in Collective and Class Actions2006
Georgetown University Law Center, Employment Law & Litigation Institute 2006E-Discovery2006
American Inns of CourtGlass Ceiling Litigation2006
ABA Annual ConventionFair Labor Standards Act Update2006
Second Circuit Staff Attorney Training SeminarSummary Judgment in Employment Discrimination Cases2005
NYU Law School — Institute of Judicial AdministrationState Class Action & Arbitration Law2005
NELA Fall Conference: Impact Litigation: Representing Workers In Class, Collective & Multiple Plaintiff ActionsMediation & Settlement Strategies2005
ABA Annual ConventionEthical Hot Spots for Lawyers in the Electronic Age2005