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Rachel Bien

Rachel Bien is a partner at Olivier Schreiber & Chao LLP.

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Rachel is an experienced litigator who primarily represents workers in class and collective actions seeking unpaid wages and other damages under state and federal law.

She has litigated and settled many cases involving workers who were misclassified by their employers as exempt from overtime or labeled as “independent contractors” and denied wages and other employment benefits. She has won motions against large corporations, and consistently advocates for interpretations of the law that advance the rights of all workers, including those who are most vulnerable to abuse. In addition to her trial court work, Rachel is an experienced appellate court litigator.

Before joining OSC in 2020, Rachel was a partner at Outten & Golden LLP, a plaintiff-side employment firm based in New York City, with offices in California and Washington, D.C.  At Outten & Golden, Rachel was co-head of the firm’s class action practice group.

Rachel is an active member of the employment law bar.  She serves on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California’s Labor and Employment Law Section and is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (“CELA”).  Rachel is also on the Board of the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation, a non-profit created by and for restaurant workers.

Community Leadership
  • Executive Committee of the State Bar of California’s Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (“CELA”)
  • Board of the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation
Education
  • Cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 2005
Admissions
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Employment Law Bar

Rachel graduated cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 2005.  After graduation, Rachel served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thomas G. Nelson on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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