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Asra Hashmi

Associate
Pittsburgh

P 412-232-0404 F 412-232-3441
Asra.Hashmi@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Asra Hashmi is an Associate in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment-related litigation of matters involving discrimination and retaliation under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Ms. Hashmi has experience representing clients through all phases of litigation. Her substantive experience also includes litigating corporate and general liability matters, and defending employers in workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania.   

Prior to her career in the legal field, Ms. Hashmi worked in a Fortune 500 corporate environment for eight years. Her experience spans human resources, business-to-business sales, and government contracts, giving her a unique understanding and business-based approach to her practice. 

During law school, Ms. Hashmi was the recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award and Katie Elisabeth Westbrook Award for excellence in trial advocacy.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
    • Diversity Collaborative Section
    • Federal Section
    • Women in the Law Division
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentor
  • Duquesne University School of Law Alumni Association, Board of Governors
  • FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Member
  • National Kidney Foundation, Volunteer
  • Special Olympics, Volunteer