Nidhi Srivastava concentrates her practice in the area of labor and employment law. She regularly represents clients in matters involving Title VII, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and Section 1983. She has significant experience representing employers in wage and hour disputes and complex, class action litigation.

Ms. Srivastava's practice also includes counseling employers on matters related to restrictive covenants, company handbooks and personnel policies, and workplace standards. She currently serves as the Assistant Editor of Hinshaw's labor and employment blog, the Employment Law Observer.

Professional Background

Before joining Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Ms. Srivastava was a litigation and corporate associate for a national firm with practices across a wide range of industries. Working from the firm's Chicago location, Ms. Srivastava gained extensive experience in all phases of the litigation process.

During law school, Ms. Srivastava worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Anne Burke, Illinois Supreme Court, 1st Judicial District; and the Honorable Judge Thomas M. Durkin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Additionally, Ms. Srivastava was a Richards Labor & Employment Law Scholarship recipient, and received CALI Awards for the highest grade in both Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy. She was a member of the Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Team and received the Best Advocate Award. She also competed on the National Moot Court Team.

Professional Affiliations

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Leadership Circle, Chair Emeritus  
  • National Association of Women Lawyers 
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine (2017)


  • "The Motivation to Motivate,", November 25, 2015
  • "Consider Outsourced Training,", December 23, 2014

Service Areas


J.D., Trial Advocacy Certificate, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 2014

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, The George Washington University, 2011