Alok Nadig

Mr. Nadig was a Litigation Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he worked on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters and various pro bono cases.

“Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP dedicates tremendous resources to fulfilling its mission of leveling the playing field between workers and their employers. I chose the firm because I wanted to join a team of brilliant and zealous advocates who are committed to using their talents for the greater good.”

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. At Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, we know better than to think the best attorneys look alike, sound alike, think alike, or live alike. What matters is talent, and we hire the best talent available.

As a result, our team more accurately mirrors America. Women, minority, and/or openly gay lawyers make up the majority of our staff. A passion for social justice unites our team - we all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Alok Nadig is an Associate in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Music degree, each magna cum laude, from Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law.

Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Mr. Nadig clerked for the Honorable Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York as well as the Honorable Carlos F. Lucero of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Before his clerkships, Mr. Nadig was a Litigation Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he worked on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters and various pro bono cases.

At NYU Law, Mr. Nadig served as an Articles Editor on the New York University Law Review, was Co-Chair of the OUTLaw LGBTQ Organization, and worked as a Research and Teaching Assistant for various professors. During law school, Mr. Nadig interned at the ACLU’s LGBT & HIV Project, Lambda Legal, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. His Law Review note, Ably Queer: The ADA as a Tool in LGBT Antidiscrimination Law, 91 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1316 (2016), examines the intersection of federal disability rights and LGBTQ employment discrimination protections and has been cited in the Wisconsin Law Review as well as several legal treatises.

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, cum laude, 2016
  • B.A. & B.Mus., Northwestern University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2012

Clinics

  • Racial Equity Strategies Clinic at NYU Law – NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund
  • LGBT Rights Clinic at NYU Law – Lambda Legal

Clerkships

  • Honorable Pamela K. Chen, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Honorable Carlos F. Lucero, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2017

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
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