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

Complex Commercial Litigation
Represented a major pharmaceutical company in a contractual dispute relating to a billion-dollar product in private arbitration.

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

Represent book publisher in putative class action contract dispute regarding royalty payments.

Represent a major pharmaceutical company in a putative RICO class action involving alleged off-label marketing.

Advertising
Represented internet service provider in false advertising litigation in federal court against a major competitor, including preliminary injunction proceedings.

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

Intellectual Property
Successfully represented a major pharmaceutical company in a patent action under the Hatch-Waxman Act involving validity challenges by multiple defendants to multiple patents covering client's blockbuster drug. Obtained summary judgment on infringement claims and successfully defended validity of patents at trial.

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

White Collar Defense and Investigations
Represented telecommunications company in investigation by state regulators into business practices.

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

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish