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KATHERINE BLOSTEIN is a partner, and Co-chair of Outten & Golden’s Executives & Professionals Practice Group and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Workplace Rights Practice Group . She mainly represents employees in negotiation of severance, employment, non-competition, expatriate, and international assignment agreements.
Ms. Blostein is a member of NELA/NY, NYSBA, and ABA’s Section of Labor & Employment Law, where she is an active member of the Employment Rights & Responsibilities Committee. Ms. Blostein and Ms. Wendi S. Lazar co-authored a chapter titled "Executive Employment Agreements" published in the Executive & Director Compensation Reference Guide (BNA) and an article, “Executive Pay: Skydiving with a New Parachute,” published by BNA. Ms. Blostein also assisted in the research and writing of a major treatise on international restrictive covenants, titled “Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey" published by BNA. She was also a contributor to “Negotiating and Drafting Expatriate Employment Agreements” published in International Labor & Employment Law, 3rd Edition, Vol. 1B by BNA.
Languages spoken: English, Russian
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|John Marshall Harlan Scholar||New York Law School||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee||Co-chair||2014 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)||Member||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Employment Law Blog||Jennifer Lawrence Says Hollywood Pay Gap Shouldn't Be Part of the Real-Life American Hustle||2015|
|Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publication||Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey, Contributor||2010|
|Executive Compensation Library Executive & Director Compensation Reference Guide, BNA Publications||Executive Employment Agreements, Co-author||2009|
|Pension & Benefits Daily by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.||Changing Economy Impacts Executive Pay, Co-author||2009|
|New York Law School||N/A||Doctor of Law (J.D.)||2007|
|Brandeis University||N/A||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)||2003|
|Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law||Basic Employment Law Issues in Central & South America||2015|
|Section of Labor & Employment Law, International Labor & Employment Law Committee Midyear Meeting||But I’m Special: Industry-Specific Executive Compensation and Contract Issues||2013|
|ABA Annual Meeting||Ensuring Real “Win-Win” Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions||2011|
|Employment Rights and Responsibilites Committee Midwinter Meeting||Digging Into the Pot of Gold – Executive Compensation Cutbacks and Take-Aways||2010|