Towards Justice is thrilled to introduce Juno Turner as our new Litigation Director beginning in May 2019. Juno is an experienced plaintiff-side employment litigator who has represented thousands of workers in class and collective actions challenging wage theft, discrimination, and other workplace abuses. Prior to joining the organization, Juno was a partner at Outten & Golden, a national plaintiff-side employment law firm, where she was co-counsel with Towards Justice and other plaintiffs’ firms on Menocal v. The Geo Group, which challenges a private prison contractor’s use of unpaid detainee labor to maintain its facility.
Prior to working at Outten & Golden, Juno was an Assistant Attorney General in the Labor Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office and a law clerk to the Honorable James Orenstein in the Eastern District of New York. Juno is a member of the Board of Editors of the Fair Labor Standards Act treatise published by Bloomberg BNA. Juno is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Fordham Law School.