Nivi Ketty Bio

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Nivritha C. Ketty, ESQ.

Partner & DEI Committee Member

Nivritha (“Nivi”) Ketty has both law firm and in-house experience in employment law for clients spanning a range of industries. Prior to joining NFC, Ms. Ketty was Associate General Counsel, Employment Law for a major medical center, and was responsible for providing legal advice and counsel regarding compliance with employment and labor laws, including FMLA, ADA, FLSA and USERRA. Ms. Ketty also was responsible for supervising outside litigation counsel and representing her employer before state and federal regulatory agencies. At NFC, Ms. Ketty works closely with senior management, human resource professional, and business owners to provide advice and risk analysis on a variety of employment matters, which includes reductions in force, leaves/accommodations, and wage and hour compliance.  In addition, Ms. Ketty provides training to managers and supervisors on compliance with state and federal harassment/discrimination laws and on various diversity and inclusion topics. She also regularly conducts  and advises on both privileged and unprivileged workplace investigations  into allegations of harassment, misconduct, compliance, and discrimination.

Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars”, Employment & Labor 2020
Legal Aid Society's Pro Bono Publico Award 2013
Thurgood Marshall Award 2008

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Professional Experience
University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey
Associate General Counsel, Employment Law 2016-2018
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, New York
Associate 2007 - 2015
Summer Associate 2006
Judicial Clerkships
The Honorable Michael A. Shipp, United States District Judge, District of New Jersey 2015-2016

 

University of Pennsylvania Law School J.D 2007
Associate Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law
Pro Bono Tax Clinic
American Constitution Society
NYU High School Legal
Stanford University (B.A., Political Science) Honors in Political Science 2002

State of New Jersey
State of New York
United States District Court – Southern District of New York
United States District Court – Eastern District of New York
Publications
Author, “NJ Supreme Court Slims Down the Requirements for Enforceable Arbitration Agreements”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, L&E Blog https://nfclegal.com/nj-supreme- court-slims-down-the-requirements-for-enforceable-arbitration September 2020
Speaking Engagements
"COVID Return to Work - Timely & Relevant Issues That Every Employer Should Prepare For", Nukk Freeman & Cerra, PC, Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar November 2021
"The Investigation Aftermath: How Workplace Investigations Are Used in Litigation and Tips to Make them Attack Proof", National Association of Women Lawyers' GCI Conference November 2021
"Clearing The Haze Around Workplace Marijuana Rules" Celesq Attorneys Ed Center September 2021
"One Year into the Pandemic: Key COVID-19 Considerations & Challenges for Employers", Hot Topics in California Employment Law, Webinar, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC April 2021
“Are you ready? Top 10 Employment Issues in 2021”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC and NAMWOLF L&E PAC, Webinar March 2021
“Attention Employers: Are you Ready to Ring in 2021?”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC, Webinar January 2021
“Key COVID-19 Considerations and Challenges for Employers”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC, Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar November 2020
“Battling the Bully: My Way or the Highway”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC, Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar November 2019
“Clearing the Haze: What Does Weed in the Workplace Mean to Employers?”, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC, 2018 Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar November 2018

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