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Needhy Shah

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-4649
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Needhy Shah is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Ms. Shah defends and counsels employers on a wide range of employment and labor-related issues. She has experience representing employers in single-plaintiff and class action litigation, particularly defending management against discrimination, harassment, and wage-and-hour claims.  She is involved in counseling employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.  Additionally, Ms. Shah provides advice and guidance to clients on the emergent topic of predictive scheduling legislation.

Ms. Shah joined the firm initially as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students with an affinity for labor and employment law. While in law school, Ms. Shah was a law clerk in the Division of Judges at the National Labor Relations Board. Prior to law school, Ms. Shah was an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of the EEOC.

Needhy Shah is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Ms. Shah defends and counsels employers on a wide range of employment and labor-related issues. She has experience representing employers in single-plaintiff and class action litigation, particularly defending management against discrimination, harassment, and wage-and-hour claims.  She is involved in counseling employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.  Additionally, Ms. Shah provides advice and guidance to clients on the emergent topic of predictive scheduling legislation.

Ms. Shah joined the firm initially as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students with an affinity for labor and employment law. While in law school, Ms. Shah was a law clerk in the Division of Judges at the National Labor Relations Board. Prior to law school, Ms. Shah was an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of the EEOC.

Education

  • J.D., Duke University School of Law (2016)
    Special Projects Editor, Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy
    Labor & Employment Law Award for the Class of 2016

  • B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, with honors (2013)
    Society for Women in Law, Vice President (2012-2013)
    John O’Donnell Prize in Labor & Employment Law (2011)
    McKnight Undergraduate Moot Court Competition, Winner (2011, 2012)
    Dean’s List (2009-2013)

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Presentations

  • “Holiday Gifts for NYC Employees: Predictive Scheduling and Paid Leave,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (December 19, 2017)

Publications