Before attending law school, Syeeda S. Amin was a chemical engineer for a Fortune 100 company, and she now applies her mathematical background to assist clients with computational aspects of employment law. As a member of Littler Mendelson's Class Action Practice Group, she conducts damage calculations for nationwide class actions, with special emphasis on wage and hour class actions, and coordinates statistical analyses to assess clients' hiring, promotion, termination and pay practices. Her scope of knowledge also includes the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act.

Syeeda is a member of the firm's Business Restructuring Practice Group, counseling clients undergoing reductions-in-force, and serves as member of the Diversity and Inclusion Council.

In law school, Syeeda was associate managing editor of the International Law Review Association.


Order of the Coif

Recipient, Sarah T. Hughes Scholarship


News, Analysis & Press

Social Framework Analysis as Inadmissible 'Character' Evidence

Law and Psychology Review Vol. 32

Spring 2008

Speaking Engagements

Pay Equity Compliance: How to Advise Your C-Suite and Safeguard Your Company

Dallas Employer Conference

July 19, 2018

Reduction in Force: Effectively Managing the Process During the RIF and Rehiring

Denver, CO

July 16, 2010


  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2006magna cum laude
  • B.S., Yale University, 2001cum laude

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