Biography

Niji Jain is an associate in the firm's litigation department. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jain served as a law clerk to the Honorable Orinda D. Evans in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Ms. Jain has been active in litigation at all stages, including pre-litigation counseling, discovery, motions practice, mediation, and trial.

Representative Matters

Commercial Litigation
Representing Internet Service Provider in false advertising litigation in federal court against a major competitor.

Represented chocolate company in trademark litigation in federal court, culminating in settlement.

Successfully defended a leading chocolate and confections company in a putative consumer class action challenging various statements on labels for gum, mints, and chocolate products.

Successfully represented a major pharmaceutical company in an Abbreviated New Drug Application action under the Hatch-Waxman Act involving validity challenges by multiple defendants to multiple patents covering client's blockbuster drug. Obtained summary judgment of infringement. After a three week trial, the district court found all patents valid and enjoined defendants from infringing the patents.

Represented art gallery in litigation and mediation regarding breach of warranty claims.

Pro Bono
Successfully challenged denial of unemployment insurance benefits on behalf of pro bono client; obtained full retroactive benefits for client; successfully defended outcome on appeal to the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board.

Represented interests of amicus curiae in Han v. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Represented a pre-trial detainee housed in a City-run correctional facility in connection with violations of due process rights; negotiated settlement securing monetary redress.

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish