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 inporve representation.

Email: jshah@johnstonlawfirmllc.com

Bar Admissions

New York

New Jersey

 

Education

Seton Hall Law School, J.D., 2004

Cum Laude

Seton Hall Law Review

 

Languages

Hindi

Gujarati

Publications

"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

JIGNESH SHAH