Alacoque 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, the United States District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit..
Prior to working at Jackson Lewis, Ms. Nevitt served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Mendez of the United States District Court, Eastern District of California. As a federal law clerk, Ms. Nevitt drafted court opinions and participated in substantive review and research of complex matters before the court, including employment law, civil rights, and complex class actions.
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
•National Appellate Brief Champion, 58th Annual National Moot Court Competition
•Western Regional Champion, 58th Annual National Moot Court Competition
•Outstanding Oral Advocate Award, 2006 & 2007 UC Davis Moot Court Competitions
•Competitions Chair, Moot Court Board
•Quarter Finalist & Round II Top Oral Advocate, National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition
•Senior Articles Editor, UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy
•Public Service Law Scholar
•Thomas Jefferson Medical College JeffMentors Program Volunteer