Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN
LL.M., May 2018.
Honors and Activities: Dean’s Scholar; LL.M. Merit Scholar; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award [Professional Responsibility]; APALSA, LL.M. Rep; Immigration Law Society, LL.M. Rep; SALSA, LL.M. Rep; WLSA, LL.M. Rep; International Students and Scholar Services, Advisory Board Committee.
Amity University, Lucknow, UP, India
B.B.A., LL.B. [J D Equivalent], summa cum laude, July 2016.
Honors and Activities: Ritnand Balved Academic Excellence Award; Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Moot Court, Best Speaker; Teach for India, Fellow.
Research Paper: (I) “Breaking the silence” envisaging the provisions of the protection of children from sexual offences Act; (II) “Indian Patent System in respect of TRIPS: An outlook.”
TEST & QUALIFICATION:
MPRE 2018: Score 103
Prof. Jeffrey A. Schoenblum, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN
Research Assistant: Conducted legal research to help update treatise Page on Wills. July 2018
Prof. Daniel J. Sharfstein, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN
Research Assistant: Helped prepare materials for upcoming Property Law course, including researching an array of property law cases as well as law review articles. July 2018
Office of Solicitor General, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, India
Assistant Attorney: Represented the Union of India and Public-Sector Corporations before the Supreme Court of India, State High Courts and regulatory tribunals in cases dealing with constitutional law, direct and indirect tax law, telecommunications law and information technology law; represented the Competition Commission of India before the Competition Appellate Tribunal; drafted briefs and pleadings for multiple cases, including but not limited to one of the biggest inter-state dispute case of 2016 (State of Karnataka V. State of Tamil Nadu); performed legal research; conducted client interviews and counseling. June 2016 – February 2017
J PAL & Associates, New Delhi, India
Summer Associate: Assisted in commercial and securities cases; oversaw private mergers & acquisitions cases, drafted case status memos and official e-mails, researched terrorism case of Ajmal Kasab, redlined contracts and other documents.
Punjab Human Rights Commission, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Summer Associate: Researched and surveyed the Punjab drug epidemic, performed daily office work including maintenance of census data; analyzed human-rights matters, redlined contracts and other documents.
December 2014 – January 2015
Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, India
Summer Associate: Attended judicial hearings; prepared summary briefs & performed background research for active commercial, corporate, personal injury, transactional law cases; maintained case files, redlining contracts and other documents.
Allahabad High Court, Lucknow Bench, Lucknow, UP, India
Judicial Law Clerk: Conducted legal research; prepared bench memos; drafted and proofread the judge's orders and opinions; verified citations; communicated with counsel regarding case management and procedural requirements; maintained the chamber’s library; assisted in daily court proceedings by preparing case status memos; participated in judicial hearings.
Civil Court, Kanpur, UP, India
Judicial Law Clerk: Performed extensive research on various land acquisition cases; provided assistance in all aspects of day to day court proceedings; actively participated in court hearings; proofread the orders and opinions in property dispute cases; verified citations.
English (fluent), Hindi (fluent), Urdu (conversational), Punjabi (conversational)