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Adam T. Klein is a partner of Outten & Golden LLP and is the chair of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. His practice focuses on the prosecution of class actions and impact litigation of employment discrimination and wage and hour claims. Mr. Klein currently serves as lead or co-lead plaintiffs’ counsel in numerous major class action lawsuits involving discrimination claims in the financial services industry and challenges to the use of credit and criminal history records for employment decisions. At present, Mr. Klein is co-lead plaintiffs’ counsel in lawsuits challenging employment practices at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, and the federal Census Bureau. The Census Bureau litigation was filed in affiliation with a consortium of civil rights organizations challenging the use of arrest and criminal history records as a screen for employment for approximately 850,000 applicants. Mr. Klein was recently selected for inclusion as one of the Lawdragon 500 leading lawyers in America. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America and New York’s Super Lawyers–Manhattan Edition every year from 2007 to 2012 and as a leading lawyer by the Legal 500. Mr. Klein received his undergraduate degree from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in 1987 and his law degree from Hofstra University in 1990. Mr. Klein was admitted to the New York state bar in 1991. Mr. Klein is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and former co-chair of its Class Action Committee. He also served on the Executive Board of NELA’s New York Affiliate (NELA/NY) from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Klein is a frequent lecturer and has participated in programs relating to employment law sponsored by numerous public interest organizations and educational institutions.