Jyotin Hamid


New York , NY  10022  USA

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  • Title:   Partner
  • Company:   Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Bio:

    Jyotin Hamid, a partner in the New York office, is a seasoned litigator with extensive courtroom experience. He handles a diverse array of complex litigation matters, with particular focus on employment litigation and intellectual property disputes. In the employment area, he has successfully handled numerous discrimination, whistleblower, contract, compensation and corporate raiding litigations involving high-level executives in a broad range of industries. He is also deeply involved in Debevoise’s market-leading intellectual property practice. He has litigated trademark and trade dress cases involving some of the most well known brands in the world. Mr. Hamid is recommended by Chambers USA (2012-2015), which notes his “excellent understanding of business needs.” and praises him as “very reflective and responsive, a good listener, an excellent writer and good at interpreting what [clients] are trying to accomplish.” Mr. Hamid is recognized as a “rising star” by Employment Law360 (2010) − one of “10 employment lawyers under 40 to watch” − and as a leading lawyer in the “Future Stars of America” article featured in Times Online (2008). He was also noted in the U.S. News & World Report (2010) “Best Lawyers” feature. He was recently added to the American Arbitration Association panel of arbitrators for employment cases. Mr. Hamid lectures and publishes frequently on developments in employment law. His recent publications include “Inside 2nd Circ Ruling on Overseas Whistleblower,” Law360 (August, 2014), “Circuit Court Adopts Narrow Interpretation of Anti-Retaliation Provision of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules,” Financial Fraud Law Report (October, 2013), “Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision And Court's Broad Interpretation,” The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (October, 2012), “Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Issues In Leshinsky And Asadi,” Law360 (July, 2012), “Federal Appeals Court Holds That Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Are Exempt Employees,” Employee Benefit Plan Review (2010), “Diversity Rationale and Private Sector Affirmative Action Policies,” Labor and Employment Law (Winter, 2009), “But You Promised Me a Promotion: Are False Inducements Actionable in At-Will Employment?,” New York State Bar Association Journal (2008), and, together with fellow Debevoise litigation partner, Mary Beth Hogan, “Employment Issues Arising in Internal Investigations,” New York Law Journal (2008). Mr. Hamid joined Debevoise in 1998 and became a partner in 2007. He received his J.D. in 1998 from Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Journal of International Law, and his B.A., summa cum laude, in 1995 from Tulane University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Hamid is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Northern District of Indiana, as well as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second and Seventh Circuits. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the American and New York State Bar Associations, a member of the NYC Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Committee, a board member of the Urban Justice Center and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

  •   Employment History  
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    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Partner -- Current


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