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Ossai Miazad

Ossai Miazad

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Class Action, Discrimination

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About Me

OSSAI MIAZAD, is Partner and Co-Chair of the Discrimination and Retaliation Practice Group and is also active in the firm's Class & Collective Action Practice Group and Family Responsibilities and Disability Discrimination Practice Group at Outten & Golden LLP. She represents employees in class action discrimination and wage and hour cases, as well as individual litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; executive and professional contracts and compensation. She has experience litigating before federal and state courts and FINRA arbitration panels.


 


Ms. Miazad regularly lectures and publishes on employment issues.  She is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of "The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act," published by the American Bar Association’s ("ABA") Section of Labor and Employment Law, and serves as co-chair of the ABA’s Subcommittee on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA"). Ms. Miazad serves on the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights and is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") and NELA’s New York affiliate.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Employment & Labor: 34%
  2. Discrimination: 33%
  3. Class Action: 33%

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Contact Info

Outten and Golden LLP

3 Park Avenue, 29th Floor
New York, NY, 10016-5902

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee, Subcommittee on USERRACo-chairN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Civil RightsMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee (Originally published in 2009) 2013 Cumulative SupplementThe Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, with 2013 Cumulative Supplement, George R. Wood and Ossai Miazad, Editors-in-Chief2013
Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publicationThe Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Ossai Miazad & George R. Wood2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawN/AUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ABA Section of Labor and Employment, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee Midwinter MeetingThe FMLA and USERRA, An Interactive Q&A Session2014
National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity LawWhen Soldiers Return: USERRA and Rightful Place REinstatement2013
National Employment Lawyers Association, New York affiliate Fall ConferenceWage and Hour Litigation - Part 12012
American Bar Association WebinarUSERRA and Re-Employment Rights2012
Presentation on Parental and Medical Leave Law at the New York City Bar AssociationEmployment Law Essentials2011
New York State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal EducationEmployment Law for the General Practitioner & Corporate Counselor2011
ABA Section of Labor & Employment, FLSA Mid-Winter MeetingUpdate on USERRA2011
Presentation on Parental and Medical Leave Law at the New York City Bar AssociationEmployment Law Essentials2010
ABA Section of Labor & Employment, FLSA Mid-Winter MeetingUpdate on USERRA2010
New York City Bar AssociationCourt & Federal Legislative Developments in Employment Law in 2009: What You Need to Know in This Changing Landscape2009
Colorado Bar Association, National CLE ConferenceFMLA⁄ADA and USERRA Updat2009
ABA Section of Labor & Employment, FLSL Mid-Winter MeetingUpdate on USERRA2009
Fall Conference for the National Employment Lawyers Association, New York affiliate.Applying for Statutory Attorneys’ Fees, From A to Z2008