Isha Malhotra is an India-licensed lawyer and has worked in India and Singapore. Her pan-Asian experience includes advising clients on a broad spectrum of employment law and workplace relations issues and managing multi-jurisdictional employment law projects. Isha has been recognized by The Legal 500 for her India employment work.

India Employment Law
Isha is frequently called upon to provide advice on India-related employment issues, including opening offices and first hires, inter-entity/state transition of employees, policy implementation, employment law compliance, reduction in force exercises, workplace investigations including sexual harassment claims, whistleblower complaints, bullying, harassment, and more. Isha's proficiency in English and Hindi language particularly benefits clients as she is able to work effectively with both global and local teams on the ground. An India native, she also has particular insights on local cultural norms and market practice.

Asia Employment Law
Isha has managed several cross-border regional projects in Asia, working with clients and local counsel to provide harmonious regional legal solutions that are locally compliant. She has significant experience managing regional HR audits, aligning local policies and employment documentation with global best practices, managing regional reduction in force exercises, workplace investigations, employee training, employee mobility, remote working, hiring and managing independent contractors, managing employment issues arising in M&A transactions, and other matters.

*Not licensed to practice law in Singapore or appear in local courts. Littler partners with local firms to service clients on matters related to Singapore law.


Speaking Engagements

Around the World: Can You Export U.S.-Style Performance Management?

Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 10, 2024

How to Scale Your U.S. IE&D Data Collection to a Global Workforce While Considering the Data Privacy, Culture, and Local Laws

Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 9, 2024

2023 Tri-State Regional Employer Conference

New York, NY

June 20, 2023

Employment Investigations in APAC: Steering Clear of the Quagmire

May 26, 2022

FAQs: COVID-19 Vaccinations in the APAC Region

November 23, 2021

Restructuring Your Workforce in APAC: War Stories from the Trenches

September 23, 2021

Spotlight on India: The Employer’s Top 3 Concerns in 2021

April 29, 2021

Spotlight on India: The Employer’s Top 3 Concerns in 2021

April 28, 2021


  • LL.M., National University of Singapore, 2015
  • B.A./LL.B., Rajiv Gandhi University of Law, Patiala, India, 2013


  • English
  • Hindi

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