Evan B. Citron

Shareholder || New York

Mr. Citron is a shareholder in the New York office. He represents employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. His employment litigation practice focuses on representing employers in single and multi-plaintiff cases under the anti-discrimination laws, as well as defending employers against wage and hour class and collective actions brought under the FLSA and various state laws. Mr. Citron also represents employers on matters involving employment contracts, restrictive covenants, and trade secrets, and counsels clients on a wide variety of employment law matters.

Mr. Citron also has extensive experience advising and defending clients in matters involving access for individuals with disabilities under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  He frequently represents retail stores, hotels, theaters, and other places of public accommodation in litigation and by advising on compliance and best practices.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Mr. Citron was an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP, where he was a member of that firm’s Hiring Committee. He has been recognized numerous times by the New York State Bar Association for his pro bono work.

Mr. Citron earned his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he served as the Symposium Editor of the Fordham Law Review, and was a member of the Fordham Moot Court Board. He graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan, where he received a B.B.A. in Marketing.

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Employment Litigation


Employment Counseling



Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


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