Nandini is a labor and employment litigator. She assists employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including providing advice and counsel to managers and human resource professionals, and representing employers before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, and other governmental agencies. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the state of Texas.
Prior to joining the firm, Nandini practiced employment law at a Houston law firm, was an intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and at the National Labor Relations Board and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, U.S. Magistrate Judge for Eastern District of Louisiana.
Nandini earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. During law school, Nandini was the president and founder of the Labor & Employment Law Society, student attorney and mediator for the Civil Clinic and Mediation Clinic and president of South Asian Law Students Association. Nandini was also a finalist in the Lorance & Thompson Negotiation Competition, ABA Regional Arbitration Competition, and ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition.
August 17, 2023
Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
March 22, 2023
Super Lawyers has named William Craven, Aaron Holt, and Nandini Sane to its 2023 list of Rising Stars in Texas.
March 20, 2023
Cozen O'Connor is proud to announce the promotion of 29 attorneys to member.
February 23, 2023
Nandini Sane spoke with SHRM about the legal challenges employers face with office betting pools and the legalization of sports gambling.
January 30, 2023
Nandini Sane spoke with Human Resource Executive about employment law topics that employers should focus on this year.
August 22, 2022
210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
April 26, 2022
Super Lawyers has named William Craven (Insurance Coverage), Aaron Holt (Labor & Employment), and Nandini Sane (Labor & Employment) to its 2022 list of Rising Stars in Texas.
March 15, 2022
Nandini Sane spoke with SHRM about how employers can handle office pools with March Madness.
August 19, 2021
Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
March 18, 2021
Nandini Sane was quoted in Forbes discussing key considerations every recruiter, leader and hiring manager should consider as they look to build their workforce.
August 20, 2020
Best Lawyers selected 200 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
April 24, 2020
Nandini Sane was quoted in Life Hacker discussing what employees should do if they do not feel safe returning to work when stay at home orders are lifted.
October 11, 2018
Nandini Kavuri, an associate of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discussed with 740 AM KTRH Newsradio how to handle office politics.
August 21, 2023
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed its precedent on limited adverse employment actions such as hiring, firing, and promotions, changing the landscape of all employment discrimination claims brought in the Fifth Circuit.
January 22, 2021
David Barron, John Carrigan, Jr., Arielle Eisenberg, Aaron Holt, and Nandini Sane designed a guide on how employers can handle the COVID-19 vaccination for their employees. The most important question right now for Human Resources professionals is vaccination and more specifically, how to implement...
January 20, 2021
David Barron, John Carrigan, Jr., Arielle Eisenberg, Aaron Holt, and Nandini Sane designed a guide on how employers can handle the COVID-19 vaccination for their employees.
December 28, 2020
With many workforces continuing to work remotely, companies have had to reshape the ways in which important business functions are executed, including the ways in which workplace investigations are conducted. In fact, over the last several months, many businesses have switched to conducting...
December 18, 2020
As the new year rolls in, the COVID-19 vaccine is on everyone’s mind. The Pfizer vaccine has officially been distributed throughout the United States (albeit through a more limited Emergency Use Authorization process) and rumors are circulating that the FDA will approve the Moderna vaccine any day...
December 15, 2020
Each year, employers should review and reevaluate their employee handbooks and policies. This is an important practice as new laws will often go into effect at the start of a new year. It is also a safe way to ensure employee policies are not out of date. This practice is especially critical now...
November 05, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to switch to a remote workforce. This rapid shift has reshaped the landscape of the American workforce, and will likely have far-reaching consequences. Although for many employers, remote working is just a temporary response to the global pandemic,...
October 23, 2020
If you could not tell from the political commercials, candidate signs on every lawn, and nonstop news coverage, the 2020 election is in full swing. Early voting has started in many states and over 20 million people have already voted. This election, however, seems to be all-consuming and rather...
August 06, 2020
David Barron, David Hackett, Nandini Sane, and Bethany Vasquez designed an FAQ to address concerns that employers have regarding COVID-19 and the Fall semester.
April 24, 2020
Cozen O'Connor Labor and Employment attorneys addressed how employers should plan returning to work post-coronavirus.
April 02, 2020
Nandini Sane and Tina Syring summarize employers' obligations and benefits under the FFCRA.
March 20, 2020
Jen Williams, Peter Ennis, Arielle Eisenberg, and Nandini Sane discuss what employers must consider under state and federal WARN Acts before laying off or furloughing employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 19, 2020
Aaron Holt answers employers' questions regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
April 15, 2019
Nandini Kavuri discussed ways that employers can defuse heated political
discussions in the workplace without improperly restricting the ability of employees to express themselves.
April 08, 2019
For the past several years, the issue of joint employer status has been in a constant state of flux, creating uncertainty for employers. In an effort to clarify this issue, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule on April 1, setting forth a four-factor balancing test to determine...
March 27, 2019
On February 28, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an employer-friendly opinion, clarifying the level of “control” an employer may exercise over its independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Events & Seminars
November 01, 2023
Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment Department invites you to attend our 3rd annual employer summit, which will be a virtual event taking place over two partial days.
September 21, 2023
November 02, 2022
July 21, 2022
- The Woodlands, TX
July 12, 2022
- Houston, TX
November 04, 2021
October 05, 2021
January 28, 2021
October 22, 2020
August 06, 2020
December 12, 2019
- Hollywood, FL
October 23, 2019
- Houston, Texas
February 26, 2019
- Addison, TX