Cheryl-Lyn D. Bentley

Cheryl-Lyn D. Bentley

New York, New York
(212) 245-1000 (New York Office)
(646) 509-2060
CHERYL-LYN D. BENTLEY is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. She is a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage and hour, Fair Credit Reporting Act, criminal history, and discrimination litigation. Before joining the firm in 2015, Ms. Bentley clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Petrese Tucker of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to clerking, Ms. Bentley served as a fellow and staff attorney at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc. where she worked on cases involving violations of federal and state disability laws. Ms. Bentley received her B.A. from Harvard University in 2006 and her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2011.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Class Action
  • Wage and Hour
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Criminal History
  • Discrimination Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2012
  • Pennsylvania, 2017


  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Harvard University
    • B.A. - 2006
  • Long Island University, New York
    • M.S. ED - 2008

Published Works

  • A Novel Idea: Protecting Students with Disabilities from School Bullies, 48 Clearinghouse Rev., 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NELA (National Employment Lawyers Association)
  • NELA-NY (National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Chapter)
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor & Employment Law
  • NELA EPa (National Employment Lawyers Association, Eastern Pennsylvania), Member
  • The National Bar Association, Women Lawyer’s Division, Philadelphia Chapter (WLD), Member
  • The Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia, Member


  • Spanish
  • French
  • English (Primary)