Purnima Ramlakhan graduated from Saint Elizabeth University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and a minor in accounting. In 2001, she received her J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School. While attending law school, she participated in the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Program, the Jessup International Moot Court Competition, and served a judicial clerk externship with the Honorable Gregory M. Sleet, U.S.D.J., District of Delaware. Ms. Ramlakhan has extensive practice experience in civil defense litigation, including personal injury, automobile negligence, UM/UIM coverage, premises liability, construction accidents and defects, insurance coverage, the Consumer Fraud Act, Child Sexual Abuse Act, Tort Claims Act, PIP, workers compensation and subrogation. Ms. Ramlakhan has multiple published decisions, including Perez v. Professionally Green, 215 N.J. 388 (2013) and J.P. v. Smith, 444 N.J. Super 507 (App. Div. 2016) and has briefed numerous appeals resulting in favorable unreported decisions. She is admitted to practice in the States of New Jersey and New York, as well as in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.