Ms. Ossai Miazad

Ms. Ossai Miazad: Attorney with Outten & Golden LLP
  • Partner at Outten & Golden LLP (72 Attorneys)
  • 685 Third Avenue, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10017
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Biography

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 at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. She represents employees in class action and impact litigation aimed at eliminating systemic discrimination. She has experience litigating before federal and state courts and arbitration panels. Ms. Miazad currently serves as plaintiffs' counsel in numerous major class action lawsuits involving challenges to the use of credit and criminal history records for employment decisions, challenges to U.S. citizen and legal permanent resident requirements in contracting on behalf of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiaries and claims on behalf of women facing discrimination in pay and promotion. Her work on the landmark criminal background check case against the U.S. Census Bureau was recognized with the Public Justice 2017 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Ms. Miazad has been selected to Super Lawyers 2013 – 2017. She was also designated as a "Next generation lawyer" by The Legal 500 United States 2017's guide to up-and-coming lawyers nationwide.

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 served on the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights and as a board member of the New York affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA").

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employee Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
929-900-3551  Phone
212-245-1000  Phone
(646) 509-2060  Fax
www.outtengolden.com/lawyer-attorney/ossai-miazad
University Attended:
Vassar College, B.A., 1998
Law School Attended:
American University, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
2005
Admission:
United States District Court for the District of Colorado; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; 2005, New York; 2007, District of Columbia
Memberships:
Co-chair, Subcommittee on USERRA of ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee; Member, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section; Member, National Employment Lawyers Association and New York Affiliate; Member, New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights
Languages:
English
ISLN:
919050950
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

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