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Jack A. Raisner Esq.

Jack A. Raisner Esq.

New York, New York
866-544-9945 (Toll Free )

Jack A. Raisner is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP and co-chair of its Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Practice Group. In addition to the WARN Act, he has represented employees in matters involving overtime and minimum wage laws, executive employment and severance contracts, discrimination, pensions, and other matters before courts and agencies since 1991.

Mr. Raisner is the author of numerous articles and legal texts encompassing an extensive range of issues. He authored Pregnancy Discrimination and Parental Leave Handbook, (Panel/Aspen 2000); he has been update editor of Representing Employees in Title VII Actions, 2d Ed. (Aspen); and he is a contributing author of chapters in leading legal treatises, including ABA/BNA International Labor and Employment Laws, New York Employment Law, Employment Litigation in New York, Disability Discrimination in the Workplace and West's General Practice in New York. He is also a contributing author to Leading Legal Treatises and Employment Rights Litigation. Mr. Raisner's articles have appeared in law journals including the New York Law Journal and the New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Newsletter.

He speaks regularly at American Bar Association and National Employment Lawyer Association conferences on lawyers' ethics in federal labor law class actions.

Since 1991, Mr. Raisner has taught at St. John's University, Tobin College of Business, where he is a Professor of Law.

Mr. Raisner received his B.S. degree from Boston University in 1978 and his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1983.

Areas of Practice

  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Executive Employment and Severance Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Pensions
  • Union Democracy

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.S. - 1978

Published Works

  • Leading Legal Treatises, Contributing Author
  • Employee Rights Litigation, Contributing Author
  • Disability Discrimination in the Workplace, Contributing Author
  • New York Employment Law, Contributing Author
  • Employment Litigation in New York, Contributing Author
  • West's General Practice in New York, Contributing Author
  • International Labor and Employment Laws, Contributing Author


  • Speaker, SHRM National Conferences
  • Tenured Professor of Law, Tobin College of Business, St. John's University
  • Best Lawyers | BEST | LAW FIRMS | U.S. News | 2016
  • Peer Review Rated | Outten & Golden LLP
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