Akshar Patel concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation disputes.
Akshar handles leasing and commercial litigation, focusing on commercial landlord disputes and secured transactions before state and federal courts. He frequently engages in motion practice and argues summary judgment and discovery motions before the New Jersey Superior Court.
Akshar manages all aspects of discovery, including drafting requests and responses, performing document review, conducting depositions, and preparing witnesses for depositions. He is experienced in conducting client intakes, drafting correspondence to clients and opposing counsel, and drafting and filing complaints and answers.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Akshar was an intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey where he drafted trial motions, performed legal research, and contributed to trial preparation. He also interned in the Office of Public Engagement at the White House where he assisted in drafting and preparing research and public policy memorandums.
During law school, Akshar was a member of the Seton Hall Law Mock Trial Board and the Seton Hall Center for Social Justice’s Equal Justice Clinic. He was also Executive Editor of the Seton Hall Legislative Journal.