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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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  1. Employment: 100%
    25 years, 200 cases

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

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199103/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Selected in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America, 2007 - 20162016
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Selected in Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
New York Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
New York Metro Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Selected in Mass Torts and Class ActionsN/A2007
Recognized by Chambers & Partners USAChambers & Partners USA2004
Courageous Plaintiffs' AwardNational Employment Lawyers Association / New York2004
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
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
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Executive Committee of Employee Rights Section (2002)2000 - 2004
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 LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Cornell UniversityIndustrial and Labor RelationsOther - Bachelors1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment, National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law (Austin, TX)Speaker: Deep Diving Equal Pay2016
NYU Workshop on Employment LawFaculty: The Boundaries of the Employment Relationship: Who is an Employee? Who is the Employer?2015
National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, ABA Section of Labor & Employment (Miami Beach, FL)Title VII Class Certification—Issues Certification and Targeting Specific Employment Practices Post Dukes and Comcast2015
National CLE Conference - Labor & Employment (Vail, CO)Speaker: Class and Collective Actions — Rapid Fire Case Law Update2015
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act After 50 Years, NYU 67th Annual Conference on Labor, New York University (New York, NY)Challenges to Subjective Selection Systems; 'Pattern or Practice' Promotion and Pay Claims in Higher-Level Jobs2014
Law Education Institute, National CLE Conference (Vail, CO)Speaker: Judge and Magistrate Judge Class and Collective Actions — What is Viable and What is Not?"2014
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) Convention (Washington, DC)Panelist: Your Day in Court?: The Undermining of Access to Justice2014
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, 8th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Los Angeles, CA)Legal issues and Safeguards Associated with Performance Evaluation Programs2014
Practicing Law Institute (New York, NY)Lecturer: Managing Wage & Hour Risks2013
National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, ABA Section of Labor & Employment LawModerator: Moderator: Advanced Class Action Topics2013
Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 30th Anniversary Reception and Symposium, Employment Discrimination (New York, NY)Panelist: Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 30th Anniversary Reception and Symposium, Employment Discrimination (New York, NY)2013
ELA, Third Transatlantic Conference (London, England)Panelist: Compensation and Discrimination/Equal Pay Issues in the Financial Services Sector2013
Discrimination and Retaliation, 7th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (New Orleans)Speaker: Gender Pay Disparity: 50 Years after the Equal Pay Act2013
Practicing Law Institute (New York, NY)Managing Wage & Hour Risks2010
The American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal EducationCriminal History, Bad Credit Scores, and Hiring Discrimination: Title VII and the Use of Criminal Records and Credit History as Hiring Criteria2009
The 13th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute (Washington, DC)Reacting to the Changing American Workforce and Workplace, Part I: Lifestyle Behaviors & Relationships2009
National CLE Conference - Labor & Employment (Vail, CO)Class and Collective Actions Update2009
Center for Labor and Employment Law: Twelfth Annual NYU Workshop on Employment Law for Federal Judges (New York, NY)Evidence Issues/Use of Experts2009
As the World Turns: Perspectives on International Labor and Employment Law (New York, NY)Cross-Border Class Action Litigation2009
American Conference Institute’s 7th National Advanced Forum on Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions (New York, NY)Making the Call Whether to Settle: Assessing Damages, Settlement Structure, Administration and More2009
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