Nivritha C. Ketty, Esq.

Counsel

nketty@nfclegal.com
P: 973.665.9100
F: 973.665.9101

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My goal is to offer practical solutions that not only assist clients with the issue-of-the day, but build long-term value for my clients’ businesses.

About Nivritha

Nivritha (“Nivi”) Ketty has law firm and in-house experience in employment law and commercial litigation for clients in a range of industries. Prior to joining NFC, Ms. Ketty was Associate General Counsel, Employment Law for a major medical center, and was responsible for providing legal advice and counsel regarding compliance with employment and labor laws, including FMLA, ADA, FLSA and USERRA; supervising outside counsel; and representing her employer before state and federal regulatory agencies.  Ms. Ketty defends single and multiple-plaintiff litigation on behalf of employers brought under federal employment discrimination statutes such as Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, and the New Jersey equivalents. In addition, Ms. Ketty regularly counsels employers on a wide range of workplace issues, such as leave issues under federal and state law.

Pro Bono Publico Award (2013), Legal Aid Society

Thurgood Marshall Award (2008), Legal Aid Society

Professional

Professional Experience

University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey
Associate General Counsel, Employment Law
2016 - 2018
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, New York
Associate
Summer Associate
2006 - 2015

Judicial Clerkship

The Honorable Michael A. Shipp, United States District Judge, District of New Jersey 2015 - 2016

Background

Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D.
Associate Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law
Pro Bono Clinic
American Constitution Society
NYU High School Legal Clinic
2007
Stanford University
B.A., Political Science
Honors Political Science
2002

Admissions

State of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Recent Publications and Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Clearing the Haze: What Does Weed in the Workplace Mean to Employers?: Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC, Hot Topics in Employment Law, November 2018

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