Ossai Miazad Esq.

Ossai Miazad 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)

Ossai Miazad, is Partner and Co-Chair of the Discrimination and Retaliation Practice Group and is also active in the firm's Class & Collective Action Practice Group and Family Responsibilities and Disability Discrimination Practice Group at Outten & Golden LLP. She represents employees in class action discrimination and wage and hour cases, as well as individual litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; executive and professional contracts and compensation. She has experience litigating before federal and state courts and FINRA arbitration panels.

Ms. Miazad regularly lectures and publishes on employment issues. She is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of "The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act," published by the American Bar Association’s ("ABA") Section of Labor and Employment Law, and serves as co-chair of the ABA’s Subcommittee on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA"). Ms. Miazad serves on the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights and is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") and NELA’s New York affiliate.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Vassar College
    • B.A.

Representative Cases

  • Goodman v. State of Georgia

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, 2004
  • Public Interest-Public Service Scholarship Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Fair Labor Standards Legislation Committee
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association , Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, NELA/NY, New York affiliate, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Committee on Civil Rights, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Feminist Majority Foundation, Campaign Organizer