Nicholas H. Sikon

Nicholas H. Sikon

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)

NICHOLAS H. SIKON is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, where he represents individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, professional contracts, executive compensation, whistleblower matters, wage and hour matters, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, ERISA benefits matters, and other types of employment-based litigation and disputes.

Prior to joining the firm in August 2015, Mr. Sikon was an associate with a large defense firm, where he represented employers across a wide-spectrum of industries in all aspects of employment and labor law. In this role he worked with employers across the country, counseling them with respect to workplace issues and defending them in litigation in federal and state court. Mr. Sikon also has significant experience relative to federal sector employment and labor law matters. He has counseled federal employees as well as federal agencies regarding workplace issues and represented them in litigation before administrative agencies and in federal court.

Mr. Sikon received his B.A. from Macalester College in 2004, and his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2009. He is admitted to practice in New York and Maryland, and in the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, as well as the National Employment Lawyers Association and its New York affiliate NELA/NY.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law - Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • Maryland, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Macalester College
    • B.A. - 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, New York (NELA/NY)
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

Pro Bono Activities

  • New York City Bar Justice Center, Volunteer
  • Veterans Assistance Project, Volunteer