212-430-6410 (ex 1192)
Hofstra University School of Law J.D.
University of California, Berkeley B.A.
California – New York – District of Columbia
United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern of New York
Puja Sharma is an associate attorney who focuses primarily on commercial and labor and employment litigation. She has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of employment issues such as wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Her class and collective action experience includes obtaining five and six figure settlements for classes of employees against restaurants and construction companies, representing workers in alleging age discrimination against a national pharmaceutical company, and representing a class of employees alleging various wage and hour claims against a nationwide high end department store. As part of her defense representation, she has successfully obtained dismissal against defendants through motion practice in private lawsuits, as well as significantly reduced the amount of penalties assessed against clients before the Department of Labor. Ms. Sharma additionally provides counsel and advice to business owners by creating New York Labor Law compliant labor packages and apprising of changes in law.