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Ayesha Krishnan Hamilton Esq.

Ayesha Krishnan Hamilton Esq.

Princeton, New Jersey

Ayesha Hamilton, Esq. is an attorney licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.  She has her own firm and focuses her practice in the area of employment and business law, representing individuals and companies in their business and employment issues.

Ayesha was elected to serve a 4-year term on the West Windsor Township Council and will serve until December 31, 2019. 

In addition to her law practice, Ayesha serves as the vice chair and arbitrator for the NJ Supreme Court District Fee Arbitration Committee (District 11 (Mercer County).   She is a past chair of the AthenaPowerlink Governing Body which helps women owned businesses grow.  She is also a member of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Ayesha is the immediate past Chair of the Solo/Small Firm Section of the New Jersey State bar Association and also serves on the State Bar’s Legislative and Diversity Committees.  She was just elected to a two-year term to serve on the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees.  She also serves on the Mission Committee for the Princeton YWCA and is an advisory board member for the New Jersey Leadership Program. 

Ayesha lives in West Windsor, New Jersey with her husband, Brian, and two children.  In her free time, you can find her on the pool deck timing at swim meets for her kids or cheering them on from the sidelines.


Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2004
  • New Jersey, 1999
  • New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Case Western Reserve University
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History
    • Minor: English

Published Works

  • Author, “Employment Law for Employees: Practical Tips on How to Protect Yourself in the Work Place and On Your Way Out.”

Representative Clients

  • Mid Level and Senior Executives, Large and Small Corporations
  • Faculty and Administrators in Educational Institutions


  • Designing Contracts, IFDA/ASID, 2007
  • Avoiding Business Liability, IFDA/ASID, 2008
  • Presenter, Continuing legal Education, Ethics in billing practices for the New Jersey State Bar Association Solo
  • Presenter, Small Firm Conference, 2015 - 2016
  • Presenter at Solo Small Firm Section , 2014 - 2018
  • Presenter at the NJ State Bar Association Annual meeting- 2018 The Confidence Gap

Honors and Awards

  • Awarded the 2013 Member of the Year Award, The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Elected to West Windsor Township Council in November 2016 for a 4 year term. Serves as council liaison to West Windsor's Public Safety and Emergency Services Department
  • Neutral Arbitrator for FINRA
  • Neutral Arbitrator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Neutral Arbitrator for NJ Supreme Court District Fee Arbitration Committee
  • Vice Chair, Solo Small Firm Section of the NJ State Bar Association
  • Director, NJSBA Women in the Profession Section
  • Member, Mercer County Workforce Investment Board
  • Frequent lecturer at NJSBA and NJ ICLE continuing legal education courses, presenter at NJSBA Solo/Small Firm Conferences
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, 2004 - 2014
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, 2005 - 2015
  • Certified by WBENC, Woman Business Entrepreneur, 2007
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
  • National Association of Women Business Owners

Past Employment Positions

  • West Windsor's Public Safety and Emergency Services Department, Council Liaison

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