Nina R. Frank

Nina R. Frank

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

NINA R. FRANK is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York, where she represents individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law. Ms. Frank is a member of the Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Practice Group and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights Practice Group. Before joining Outten & Golden, Ms. Frank clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Dolinger of the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Stuart L. Peim of the Superior Court of Union County, New Jersey. Ms. Frank received her B.A. from Vassar College cum laude in 2005, and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011, where she was a Public Service Scholar and a Berg Foundation Fellow. During law school, Ms. Frank participated in the Innocence Project Clinic, interned at the civil rights practice of Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP, and served as Senior Notes Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. Her Note, “Such Visible Fiction: The Expansion of Scott v. Harris to Prisoner Eighth Amendment Excessive Force Claims,” was published in Volume 32 of the Cardozo Law Review.

Prior to law school, Ms. Frank worked on cases involving disability discrimination, civil rights, and employee benefits at the law office of Koob & Magoolaghan. She also worked on prison condition class actions at the Prison Law Office and advocated for juvenile offenders at the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) Workplace Rights

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Vassar College
    • B.A. cum laude - 2005

Published Works

  • Such Visible Fiction: The Expansion of Scott v. Harris to Prisoner Eighth Amendment Excessive Force Claims, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 1481, 2011
  • The Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Marriage to Proceed, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2014
  • Stray Remarks and the Donald Trump Effect: The Real Workplace Consequences of the Backlash against Political Correctness, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • Asking For It: Finding New Ways to Blame Women for Their Own Inequality, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2015
  • Beyond Ban the Box - Combating Black Underemployment and the Criminality Myth, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • From Knee-Jerk Reactions to Thoughtful Discussion: Using Mindfulness to Address Privilege, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • Gretchen Carlson Seeks to Expose Roger Ailes' Toxic Male Gaze, and Might Deal a Blow to Forced Arbitration in the Process, O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016
  • Trump to Sexual Harassment Victim, "You're Fired!", O&G Employment Law Blog, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Council
  • National Employment Lawyers Association

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish