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Khizar A Sheikh

Khizar A Sheikh

Practice areas:

Litigation, Privacy, Consumer Protection

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About Me

Khizar A. Sheikh is the founder and principal of Sheikh Law Group, a boutique law firm in Morristown, NJ, which counsels SMBs and large corporations in the areas of privacy, data security, fraud, and information governance, represents clients in state and federal litigation, and serves as eDiscovery counsel in civil and criminal matters. Khizar has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine for five straight years, and was selected as a fellow of Leadership NJ, a year-long public policy program for emerging leaders. Since 2008, Khizar has been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law School. He has also published articles and given lectures in the areas of privacy, leadership, and civics education. Khizar was appointed by the Supreme Court of NJ to the District XA Ethics Committee for a 4-year term.

Press Mentions:
- "Our choices for town hall," The Citizen, 10.24.12 (endorsing Khizar for election to Borough Council).
- "Providers and businesses begin addressing health care elephant in the room," Business Edge, Aug. 2012 (data security implications of the ACA on healthcare companies).


 


Specialties



Privacy and data security counseling and litigation; complex fraud and fiduciary litigation; corporate governance counseling and litigation; trustee and minority shareholder counseling and litigation; eDiscovery counseling and representation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Privacy: 40%
  2. Litigation: 40%
  3. Consumer Protection: 20%

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Contact Info

Sheikh Law Group LLC

55 Madison Avenue
Suite 400
Morristown, NJ, 07960

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200305/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Aletha R. Wright Volunteer Leadership AwardLeadership New Jersey2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Principal & FounderSheikh Law Group LLC2012 - Present
Staff AttorneyLowenstein Sandler Center for the Public Interest2010 - 2011
FellowLeadership New Jersey2009 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorSeton Hal University School Of Law2008 - 2012
Of CounselLowenstein Sandler2004 - 2012
Law ClerkThe Honorable Barbara Byrd Wecker, JAD2003 - 2004
Managing PartnerKNS Capital Advisors2002 - 2003
Corporate Finance AssociateKureshy & Company2000 - 2002
Student Law ClerkThe Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, U.S. District Judge2000 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New JerseyMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
New Jersey Lawyer MagazineA Primer on Business Associate Agreements for the Sharing of Protected Health Information2012
Lead NJ Newsletter Summer 2012Spotlight on Parviz Ansari, Dean, Rowan University2012
New Jersey Lawyer MagazineThe Importance of Leadership and Differentiation in Attorney Marketing2012
Lead NJ Newsletter Spring 2012Spotlight on Mark M. Murphy, President, Leadership New Jersey2012
Identity Theft 911Ask the Expert: The Potential Impact of U.S. v. Jones2011
New York Law Journal'Padilla v. Kentucky' and the Hidden Costs of Criminal Conviction2011
Portfolio Media (Law360)The Impact Of Privacy On FDIC Resolution Plans2011
APALA/NJ NewsletterSpotlight on The Honorable Jae Y. Kim2011
New Jersey Law JournalThe Hidden Costs of a Criminal Conviction2011
APALA/NJ NewsletterSpotlight on The Honorable Sue Pai Yang, J.W.C.2010
New Jersey Law JournalSEC Prohibits Staff Attorneys from Seeking Privilege Waivers During Investigations2009
Metropolitan Corporate CounselThe Investigation and Prosecution of Business Organizations2008
New Jersey Lawyer MagazineEmployers and Homeland Security: The United States’ Strategy for Combating Terrorism and its Direct Impact on Employers2007
New Jersey Law JournalCourt Re-evaluates Meaning of Noncooperation2006
The DealThe Price of Silence2006
Compliance ReporterQ&A: B/D Registration for Finder2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Hamilton CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Rutgers UniversityN/AMA - MastersN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Institute for Independent Business (IIB)Anticipating the legal implications of business data: what are they and why is it important to our clients?2012
Morris County Chamber of CommerceAssessing Organizational Privacy & Security Risks2012
CAMP-NJPrivacy and Sharing in a Big Data World2012
Lowenstein Sandler University CLEPrivilege & Confidentiality in Litigation2011
Leadership NJ Criminal Justice SeminarThe Multi-layered Consequences of Criminal Convictions2011
South Asian Bar Association of NJOpportunities for Government Service2010
Regulatory Compliance Association CCO University Outreach SeriesSEC Decrees: ‘New Reality for Would-be Wrongdoers2010