The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2013
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
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Winner, New Jersey Law Journal's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2012)
- New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nitin Sharma is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Sharma assists in the representation of employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and retaliation in single and multi-plaintiff litigation. He also assists in the defense of class and collective actions brought under federal and state wage and hour laws. In addition to advising and defending corporate clients, Mr. Sharma contributes pro bono legal assistance to nonprofit and charitable organizations.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Sharma served as a law clerk to Justice Edwin H. Stern of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Sharma earned his J.D., cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law in 2010, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy and was published therein. He earned his B.S. from Western Carolina University in 2005, where he earned the Dr. Barbara M. Lovin Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Mr. Sharma is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
- Rutgers University School of Law, 2010, J.D., Cum Laude
- Western Carolina University, 2005, B.S.