Mr. Peter Romer-Friedman

Mr. Peter Romer-Friedman: Attorney with Outten & Golden LLP
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  • 601 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 200W, Washington, DC 20001
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PETER ROMER-FRIEDMAN is Counsel at Outten & Golden LLP Washington, DC, and a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. He primarily represents employees in cases challenging discrimination based on military service or status, sex, sexual orientation, race, and disability. Since 2009, Mr. Romer-Friedman has served as lead or co-lead counsel in actions that secured more than $1.4 billion in monetary relief and important programmatic changes to governmental and corporate institutions, including four of the largest reported veterans’ employment class action settlements.

Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Mr. Romer-Friedman was the Deputy Director of Litigation of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. From 2009 to 2015, he served as a civil rights and employment class action litigator at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Romer-Friedman was labor counsel to the Senate Labor Committee and its Chairman Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Mr. Romer-Friedman clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Los Angeles, and has taught civil rights law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.

Mr. Romer-Friedman earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and was selected as a Truman Scholar. He graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, served as a managing editor of the Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems, and externed for Judge Shira Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to law school, Mr. Romer-Friedman was a legislative representative and union organizer for the United Steelworkers and co-founded the Worker Rights Consortium, a non-profit organization that monitors labor rights in apparel factories worldwide.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Rights & Employment
  • Employment Law
  • Employee Rights
  • Employment Class Actions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
347-705-7884  Phone
(202) 847-4400  Phone
202-847-4410  Fax
Mailing Address:
685 Third Avenue, 25th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
University Attended:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
Columbia Law School, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Columbia; United States District Court for the District of Colorado; United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; United States Supreme Court; 2008, New York; 2010, District of Columbia; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
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