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Chauniqua D. Young - New York, NY

685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017

Updated: 04/29/2022

New York Labor and Employment Law Lawyer

Overview

CHAUNIQUA D. YOUNG is a partner in Outten & Golden LLP’s New York office and a member of the firm’sClass Action Practice Group. Ms. Young was associated with Outten & Golden from September 2014 to July 2017 and rejoined the firm in November 2018 following a fourteen-month clerkship with the Honorable Barbara Moses of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She represents employees in discrimination and wage and hour class and collective actions.

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CHAUNIQUA D. YOUNG is a partner in Outten & Golden LLP’s New York office and a member of the firm’sClass Action Practice Group. Ms. Young was associated with Outten & Golden from September 2014 to July 2017 and rejoined the firm in November 2018 following a fourteen-month clerkship with the Honorable Barbara Moses of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She represents employees in discrimination and wage and hour class and collective actions.

Ms. Young received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her J.D. and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Upon graduating law school, Ms. Young received the E. Nathaniel Gates Commencement Award for her work as a student in the Cardozo Human Rights Clinic and as president of the Cardozo Black Law Students Association. Following graduation, Ms. Young was a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights where she litigated federal class action lawsuits on behalf of victims of discrimination, represented employees on workplace retaliation issues, and represented prisoners challenging procedural due process and First Amendment violations. In 2014, Ms. Young was an honoree at the National Lawyers Guild New York City Chapter‘s 2014 spring event for her work onFloyd v. City of New York, No. 08 Civ. 1034 (S.D.N.Y.), one of the Center for Constitutional Rights’ cases. Before law school, Ms. Young worked in development at the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, California.

About Chauniqua D. Young

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Employment Class Action
  • Employee Rights

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate
  • Partner, since 2021

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2012
  • Constitutional Law
  • International Law

Other Affiliations

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New York (Member)
  • National Lawyers Guild New York City Chapter

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York, 2012
    J.D.
  • Sarah Lawrence College
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • The Center for Constitutional Rights, Bertha Justice Fellow

Classes and Seminars

  • Moderator: Hidden Gems of the New York Labor Law, National Employment Lawyers Association/New York, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, - 2019
  • Panelist: Beyond the Black Letter Law: A Critique of Law School Through a Critical Race and Gender Perspective, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, - 2019
  • Featured in PROFILED, documentary, - 2015
  • Panel: Police Reform Litigation, National Police Accountability Seminar, - 2014
  • Panel: The Resurgence of Stop and Frisk, NAACP Continuing Legal Education Seminar, - 2014

Achievements

Honors

  • NLG-NYC Spring Fling 2014 Honoree (Honoring Floyd v. City of New York Trial Team), - 2014

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Office Information

Address

685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017

Fax

  • 646-509-2065

Office Hours

8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

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