Nandini Sane

Associate

Houston

(832) 214-3962

(832) 214-3905

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.

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.

Experience

News

How to Protect Yourself if You're Forced to Return to Work

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.

Office Politics in the Age of #MeToo

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.

Oil Firm, Rival Denied Early Wins In Trade Secret Dispute

May 10, 2018

David Barron and Jennifer Williams' argument in Core Laboratories LP et al. v. AmSpec LLC et al. was discussed in a Law360 article covering the case.

Publications

Return to Work Post-Coronavirus Checklist

April 24, 2020

Cozen O'Connor Labor and Employment attorneys addressed how employers should plan returning to work post-coronavirus.

IRS Provides New Guidance Regarding Tax Credits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 02, 2020

Nandini Sane and Tina Syring summarize employers' obligations and benefits under the FFCRA.

Layoffs, Furloughs, and the Impact of WARN Acts on Reorganizations [Alert]

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.

FAQ: Families First Coronavirus Response Act [Alert]

March 19, 2020

Aaron Holt answers employers' questions regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Politics in the workplace: More than just a headache for employers [Westlaw Journal]

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.

Employers in Control: Fifth Circuit Sheds New Light on Independent Contractor Test [Alert]

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.

Industry Sectors

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2014
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 2011
  • Texas
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Texas

Houston Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Texas Young Lawyers Association