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Katherine Blostein Esq. - New York, NY

685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017

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Updated: 04/29/2022

New York Labor and Employment Law - Plaintiff Lawyer

Overview

KATHERINE BLOSTEINis a Of Counsel at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and a member of itsExecutives & Professionals Practice Group. She represents employees in public and private companies in negotiation of employment, severance, non-competition, expatriate, and international assignment agreements. She also represents teams of employees, founders and partners in employment related situations during a sale, merger and acquisitions and other corporate transactions...

About Katherine Blostein Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law - Plaintiff
  • Executives & Professionals
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Employee Rights

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Russian

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2008

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, New York
  • American Bar Association (ABA) (Section of Labor & Employment Law, Contracts & Executive Compensation Subcommittee of Employment Rights & Responsibilities Committee (ERR))
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) (Member)

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York, 2007
    Honors: John Marshall Harlan Scholar
    Honors: Affiliate of the Center for International Law
    Law Review: New York Law Review, Member, Executive Board
  • Brandeis University, 2003
    B.A.

Past Positions

  • Lazar & Associates, PC, Law Clerk

Classes and Seminars

  • Evening Division Program, New York Law School
  • Speaker: "Employment law perspective of data protection GDPR and privacy shield", ELA, Fifth Transatlantic Conference: Programme, 2017 - Present
  • Speaker: "Minimum Wage, Overtime, Pay Equity, and Discussion of Wages", New York City Bar, Recent Developments in New York Employment Law, 2016 - Present
  • Speaker: "Does the Work Day Ever End? How Employers, Unions and Employees are Grappling with Email, Social Media, BYOD and On-Call Responsibilities Around the Clock and Around the Globe", ABA, Section of Labor & Employment Law, International Labor and Employment Law Committee, Midyear Meeting, 2015 - Present
  • Moderator: "Basic Employment Law Issues in Central & South America", ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, Midwinter Meeting, 2015 - Present
  • Speaker: "But I’m Special: Industry-Specific Executive Compensation and Contract Issues", American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law, International Labor & Employment Law Committee, Midyear Meeting, 2013 - Present
  • Lecturer: "Ensuring Real “Win-Win” Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions", American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, 2011 - Present
  • Lecturer: "Digging Into the Pot of Gold – Executive Compensation Cutbacks and Take-Aways", American Bar Association, ERR Midwinter Meeting, 2010 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Katherine Blostein

Included on the 2021 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Katherine Blostein on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers, 2018 - 2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014 - 2020
  • John Marshall Harlan Scholar, New York Law School

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Office Information

Address

685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017

Fax

  • 646-509-2084

Office Hours

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

Publication

Articles

  • What Every NELA Lawyer Should Know: A Guide to the Statutes We Use Every Day, The Employee Advocate, 2006
  • Arbitrability Of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Claims, The Neutral Corner, 2008
  • Changing Economy Impacts Executive Pay, published by Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), 2009
  • Multiple Issues In Corporate Raiding Of Employees: Outside Counsel, New York Law Journal , 2009
  • Executive Employment Agreements, BNA Pension & Benefits Daily, 172 PBD, 2009
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey, published by BNA, 2010
  • Executive Pay: Skydiving With A New Parachute, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc, 2011
  • Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements: Cutting A Path Through The Regulatory Thicket, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 2014
  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey, Volume I, with 2015 Cumulative Supplement, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 2015
  • Mandatory Arbitration: Searching for Fairness, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • International Lawyers as Clients, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • NYSBA event recap: Outten & Golden Partner Wendi Lazar presents workshop on "sweat equity" in start-ups, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • Jennifer Lawrence Says Hollywood Gender Pay Gap Shouldn't be a Part of the Real-Life American Hustle, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • Reforming Labor and Employment Laws to Improve the Economy: Comparing American and French Approaches, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2017

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