Gregory Chiarello

Gregory Chiarello

New York, New York
212-245-1000 (New York Office)
312-924-4888 (Chicago Office)
415-638-8800 (San Francisco Office)
202-847-4400 (Washington DC Office)

GREGORY S. CHIARELLO is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP in New York. He is Co-chair of the Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination Practice Group and a member of the Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Practice Group. He represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour matters, professional contracts, and executive compensation.

Prior to joining the firm in August 2014, Mr. Chiarello was an associate attorney at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C., where he represented employees in a variety of employment matters, including litigating discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour claims, and negotiating separation agreements.  Before that, Mr. Chiarello represented indigent criminal defendants on appeal as a staff attorney at the Office of the Appellate Defender, arguing more than 20 appeals in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department. 

Mr. Chiarello received his B.A. with highest honors from Rutgers University in 2001, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2006, where he was a Carswell Merit Scholar.  While in law school, Mr. Chiarello interned with a number of public interest organizations, including with the Legal Aid Society Guilty Plea Appellate Project, where he drafted an amicus brief in a matter pending before the New York State Court of Appeals. 

Mr. Chiarello is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and in the Federal District Courts of the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.   He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and its New York Affiliate (NELA/NY).

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law - Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2007
  • New Jersey, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Carswell Merit Scholar
  • Rutgers University
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Honors: With Highest Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, New York