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Rachel M. Bien

Rachel M. Bien

Outten & Golden LLP

New York, NY, USA

Rachel Bien, a Partner at Outten & Golden LLP and a Co-Chair of its Class & Collective Action Practice Group, represents employees in class action wage and hour and discrimination cases.

Ms. Bien has represented thousands of workers in wage and hour class and collective actions, including unpaid interns, restaurant workers, and workers misclassified as “exempt” from overtime laws, including Entry-Level Auditors, Medicaid Marketing Representatives, Financial Advisors, Mortgage Brokers, and Exterminators.  In addition to wage and hour cases, Rachel has also represented workers in discrimination class actions, including pay and promotion claims on behalf of female grocery store workers and disparate impact claims on behalf of African American and Latino workers denied jobs because of their criminal histories.

She graduated cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 2005 and joined Outten & Golden LLP in October 2006 after serving as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thomas G. Nelson on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. 


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