Hardev S. Chhokar

Hardev S. Chhokar

Associate

Hardev S. Chhokar

Associate

Hardev Chhokar uses his strong analytical and advocacy skills to represent clients in state and federal court.

Hardev defends clients in a wide-range of legal disputes.  No matter how high the stakes, clients trust him to diligently pursue their interests with effective litigation and negotiation strategies that protect their bottom-line.  Clients appreciate Hardev’s approachable demeanor and unwavering client dedication.

Experience

Civil Litigation
  • Experienced in all phases of civil litigation, including contentious discovery disputes, pre-trial motion practice and trial preparation
  • Assisted in defending a large national employer in complex litigation regarding alleged wage and hour violations under both California and federal law
  • Negotiated successful deals and drafted settlement agreements on behalf of corporate clients in disputes between shareholders and in employment-related disputes
  • Advised and represented clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including real estate disputes, breaches of contract and fraudulent business practices
Appellate Work
  • Drafted persuasive amicus curiae brief and orally argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • Drafted opening and reply briefs before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit arguing for a reversal of summary judgment in favor of the Baltimore City Police Department after the fatal shooting of appellant’s mentally-ill son    

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Member, Lawyers in the Library 
  • Member, Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review, 2014-2016
  • Student Clinician, University of Virginia Appellate Litigation Clinic, 2015-2016

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