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Molly A. Brooks Esq. - New York, NY

685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017

Updated: 04/29/2022

New York Employment Law Lawyer


MOLLY A. BROOKS is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. She represents employees in class action wage and hour and discrimination cases. She has extensive experience litigating in federal and state courts as well as before arbitration panels.

Ms. Brooks is the Employee Chair and Editor of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Newsletter...

About Molly A. Brooks Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Individual Discrimination Cases
  • Employee Rights

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English (Primary)


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2005
  • Massachusetts
  • 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

Other Affiliations

  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Member, New York Affiliate)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Labor & Employment Committee) (Member)
  • NELA New York Affiliate (NELA/NY) (Member)


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
    Honors: Co-Founder, Law School's Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
    Honors: U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division
    Honors: U.S. Attorney's Office
    Honors: Segal Roitman, LLP
    Honors: Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Grinnell College, 1998

Past Positions

  • Cohen, Weiss and Simon, LLP, New York, Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • Organizer, Grassroots Welfare Rights Advocacy Organization
  • Fundraiser, National Feminist Newspaper

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker: "Strategies and Pitfalls in Litigating FLSA Cases", American Bar Association, - 2017
  • Panelist: "Roundtable discussion: Post-Cheeks Wage & Hour Settlements", Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, - 2017
  • Speaker: "The Latest on Arbitration Agreements and Class Waivers", Practising Law Institute, Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance seminar, - 2016
  • Panelist: "Who’s the Boss? An Examination of Joint Employer Standards Under the NLRA, Title VII, FLSA and Other Statutes", New York State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Annual Meeting, - 2016
  • Speaker: ""Defenses Du Jour," Protecting Pay, Representing Workers with Wage & Hour Claims", NELA, Spring Seminar, - 2015



  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers, 2018
  • The Legal 500 United States 2017 "Next Generation Lawyers" list, 2017

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Office Information


685 Third Avenue25th Floor New York, NY 10017


  • (646) 509-2060

Office Hours

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

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