Kerry C. Zaroogian

Kerry C. Zaroogian

Associate since January 6, 2016
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
(212) 245-1000
Fax:
(646) 509-2060
Email:

KERRY C. ZAROOGIAN is an associate in Outten & Golden LLP’s Executives and Professionals Practice Group and its Financial Services Practice Group in New York.  She represents employees, partners, consultants and freelancers in the negotiation and drafting of employment, severance, independent contractor, international assignment and restrictive covenants agreements.  She also counsels individuals and groups of individuals with respect to employment-related issues such as lift-outs, restructurings and corporate transactions.  Ms. Zaroogian has experience working with individuals in a wide array of industries—including finance, tech, healthcare, entertainment, and luxury retail—and with employees of companies of all sizes—from large, public conglomerates to small start-ups. 

Prior to joining Outten & Golden, Ms. Zaroogian represented individuals and small businesses in employment matters and litigations at Sapir Schragin LLP.  Ms. Zaroogian received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of the Northeastern University Law Journal and interned at another plaintiff-side employment law firm in New York City and the Legal Unit of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New York office. 

Ms. Zaroogian is admitted to practice in New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  She is the Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s New Lawyers Practice and Skills Committee, a leader of City Bar’s New Lawyers’ Council and a member of the City Bar’s Council on the Profession.  She is also an active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Executives and Professionals
  • Financial Services

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2014
  • Brandeis University
    • B.A. - 2011

Published Works

  • Finally, a Study that Clearly Shows Pay Gap Between Male and Female Doctors, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • New Massachusetts Law Offers Example of How States Can Address Pay Inequity, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • Bridgewater Settlement Spotlights Employers' Heavy Handed Use of Employment Contract Provisions, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2017
  • The Gender Pay Gap Isn't Closing As Fast As You Might Think, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2017
  • The State of Equal Pay in the 21st Century, NYSBA Journal, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association’s New Lawyers Practice and Skills Committee, Chair
  • City Bar’s New Lawyers’ Council, Leader
  • American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, Member

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish
  • Italian