Gregory Chiarello

Gregory Chiarello

New York, New York
(212) 245-1000
(646) 509-2060

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.

Mr. Chiarello represents employees in a variety of employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims; fair pay and equal pay claims; breach of employment and other contracts; and noncompete and other restrictive covenant issues.  While Mr. Chiarello’s background is as a litigator, he frequently counsels employees on a variety of legal and non-legal issues. His practice also includes providing in-depth preparation for employees facing internal and external investigations.

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.  Although he now represents employees exclusively, Mr. Chiarello began his legal career representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal as a staff attorney at the Office of the Appellate Defender, where he argued more than 20 appeals in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law - Plaintiff
  • Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour
  • Professional Contracts
  • Executive Compensation

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

Published Works

  • Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, et al., No. 15-888-cv (2d Cir. Mar. 17, 2016), O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • U.S. Women's Soccor Team Demands Equal Pay for Equal Work, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • Employer Witnesses: Preparing to Depose in Discrimination Litigation (Pro-Employee), Lexis Practice Advisor Note, 2017
  • Zero Tolerance: Best Practices For Combating Sex-Based Harassment In The Legal Profession, American Bar Association, 2018

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, New York, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA) , Member
  • Labor Relations and Employment Law section of the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA), Co-Chair


  • English (Primary)