Nitin Sharma represents and counsels employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including whistleblowing, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and retaliation cases, as well as wage and hour class and collective actions in state and federal courts. He also counsels clients on a wide range of issues, including reductions in force, family and medical leaves, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, disability and accommodation issues, and employee handbooks and workplace policies.
Nitin regularly represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and similar state fair employment practice agencies.
Nitin provides clients with day-to-day counseling regarding employee hiring and onboarding, employee complaints, performance management, severance and separation agreements, and leaves of absence/disability accommodations. He also works closely with employers to design and implement practical and compliant employment policies, with a particular focus on helping employers build the infrastructure necessary to successfully manage employee leave and sick time and disability accommodations. Additionally, Nitin conducts confidential internal investigations and provides training to employers on compliance with equal employment opportunity laws.
In keeping with the firm’s commitment to serve our community, Nitin contributes hours of pro bono legal assistance to nonprofit and charitable organizations, as well as indigent asylum petitioners and prisoners.
Rutgers University School of Law, 2010, J.D., Cum Laude
Western Carolina University, 2005, B.S.
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge Edwin Stern of the Supreme Court of New Jersey (2010 - 2011)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
The New Jersey Law Journal's Litigation Department of the Year–Labor and Employment: Winner 2013, Finalist 2014, Winner 2015