Jami L. Mevorah


Jami L. Mevorah is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation and Employment practice groups. She is an experienced litigator who has represented a diverse range of corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court and before arbitral panels. Her practice focuses on complex international and domestic commercial, business, contract, and employment disputes.

Ms. Mevorah regularly represents international and domestic clients in complex litigation.  She has significant experience litigating cross-border disputes involving breach of contract, business partnership separation, and other commercial matters.  Her work often involves concurrent proceedings in the United States and in foreign jurisdictions, as well as the use of letters rogatory to obtain evidence.  Ms. Mevorah frequently appears in state and federal court as an advocate for clients.

In addition to her litigation work, Ms. Mevorah advises clients on a variety of employment matters, including terminations, employee complaints, and potential litigation risks.  She also works with clients to develop company policies and ensure their compliance with federal, state, and local law.  Although Ms. Mevorah focuses on helping clients to avoid employment litigation, she has extensive experience representing clients in cases arising under federal, state, and local wage, anti-discrimination, and other employment laws.

Ms. Mevorah earned her B.A. (summa cum laude) and J.D. (with honors) from The George Washington University.  During law school, Ms. Mevorah was Senior Notes Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal and an active member of the Moot Court Board, Mock Trial Board, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Board.  She also completed internships with the U.S. Department of Justice, Facebook, and Project Vote, a non-profit organization focused on voting rights.

Ms. Mevorah is a member of the New York City Bar Association.

Bar Admissions:  State of New York and State of New Jersey

Court Admissions:  U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Representative Matters: 

  • Represented a Brazilian telecommunications company in a contract dispute with an Indian supplier in an AAA arbitration
  • Defended two South American individuals in an action brought by their former partner alleging breach of a non-compete provision
  • Secured dismissal of a breach of contract action against Swiss and Italian clients based on lack of personal jurisdiction
  • Defended a Florida corporation in a case alleging breach of a written lease agreement for real property in New York
  • Represented an Italian manufacturer in an action for breach of a promissory note, securing unanimous reversal on appeal of dismissal of action as time-barred
  • Defended the United States affiliates of a Dutch fashion company in an action brought by a former employee alleging violations of federal, New York State, and New York City employment law
  • Represented holders of government bonds in a claim against the issuing sovereign for non-payment

Presentation:  “Labor & Employment Law Trends in the U.S.,” October 17, 2019