Ali Hinga Nevitt is an Associate at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Nevitt is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California.
Ms. Nevitt represents management in all types of employment litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies including claims involving Title VII, Title IX, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Section 1981. She also defends claims of whistleblowers under various state and federal laws and litigates claims for breach of non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets. Ms. Nevitt counsels employers on various employee relations matters such as federal health care reform, hiring, discharge and disciplinary practices, drafting and enforcing employment agreements, including non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants, and creating employee relations policies and procedures.
Prior to working at Jackson Lewis, Ms. Nevitt worked as a white collar criminal defense attorney and served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Mendez of the United States District Court, Eastern District of California.
Ms. Nevitt received her J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law. She was a member of the National Moot Court Competition Team, an officer on the Moot Court Board, an inductee in the Order of Barristers, a Senior Articles Editor for the UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy, and a Public Service Law Scholar.
Ms. Nevitt earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego, where she majored in Political Science and double minored in Economics and Spanish. Ms. Nevitt achieved Deans Honors, Political Science Departmental Honors, was admitted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board National College Senior Honors Society, and was a four-year recipient of the Presidential Scholarship.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
• Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013 and 2014
• Pro Bono Counsel for the Wounded Warrior Project