Jignesh Shah has been practicing law for 12 years counseling schools, businesses and individuals in a variety of matters. In employment law, he handles wage and hour disputes, age and race discrimination cases, retaliation for filing workers' compensation, violation of the whistleblower statute (CEPA) and obtained successful jury verdicts. He regularly drafts executive employment agreements and severance agreements.
Jignesh has also been involved in advising health care providers in employment matters He has also represented clients in a wide range of business litigation, including copyright and trademark infringement, product liability defense, franchise termination, advising on workplace privacy, wrongful termination and construction defects law. His past experience includes serving as an Assistant Municipal Prosecutor for Rutgers University.
Jignesh is an active member of the India Cultural Association (ICA) of Central Jersey. His involvement in the Indian community has led to the representation of several Indian-owned businesses. His fluency in Gujarati and Hindi, understanding of Indian culture, including expectations of counsel, facilitate smooth communication and improve representation.
Seton Hall Law School, J.D., 2004
Seton Hall Law Review
"Not complying with a Compelled Discovery Motion is a $25 Million Fail," published at ellblog.com
"Practice What You Preach When it Comes to your Anti-Privacy Policies," published at ellblog.com
"Shrouded in Mystery: Emergent Application in the Appellate Division," New Jersey Law Journal
Memberships and Professional Afiliations
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, Easter Seals of New Jersey
Barrister, The Halpern-Furman American Inns of Court
India Cultural Association of Central Jersey
Attorney Volunteer, Wills for Heroes Foundation