Molly A. Brooks Esq.

Molly A. Brooks Esq.

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)

Molly A. Brooks is a partner at Outten & Golden LLP. She represents employees in class action wage and hour and discrimination cases.  She has extensive experience litigating in federal and state courts as well as before arbitration panels.

Ms. Brooks is the Employee Vice-Chair and Associate Editor of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Newsletter.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee and is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association.  Ms. Brooks speaks regularly on wage and hour topics.

Ms. Brooks received her B.A. from Grinnell College and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.

Ms. Brooks is admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Individual Discrimination Cases

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: Co-Founder, Law School's Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Honors: U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division
    • Honors: U.S. Attorney's Office
    • Honors: Segal Roitman, LLP
    • Honors: Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Grinnell College
    • B.A. - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member, New York Affiliate
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association , Labor & Employment Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Cohen, Weiss and Simon, LLP, New York, Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • Organizer, Grassroots Welfare Rights Advocacy Organization
  • Fundraiser, National Feminist Newspaper