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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, including single-plaintiff litigation, employment discrimination, and wage and hour laws.  She also is involved in counseling employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.

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, including single-plaintiff litigation, employment discrimination, and wage and hour laws.  She also is involved in counseling employers on compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.

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
    Duke Law Scholarship Recipient
  • 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