Fisher & Phillips LLP
Deepa Desai is an associate at Fisher & Phillips LLP. She represents employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. Deepa is a graduate of Boston University (cum laude), where she studied Political Science and History, and Northeastern University School of Law, where she concentrated in Labor, Work, and Income and Business and Commercial Law.
Laredo & Smith, LLP
Payal Salsburg focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, corporate advice and counsel, and white collar criminal defense. She represents corporations, small businesses and individuals in connection with an array of matters including contract and business disputes, False Claims Act litigation, and government and internal investigations. Payal also routinely advises closely-held businesses on corporate and employment matters. Payal speaks fluent Hindi.
Payal is a graduate of the College of Saint Elizabeth in New Jersey, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in Mathematics and Computer Science. She earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, College of Engineering and Applied Science, and a JD magna cum laude from the Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Anant Saraswat represents companies in federal court, the International
Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in intellectual
property cases. Anant has
experience with numerous aspects of intellectual property litigation. In addition, Anant maintains an active pro bono practice.
Prior to law school, Anant was a software engineer at Oracle Corporation
from 2003 to 2006, and was also a member of the Worker and Immigrant
Rights Advocacy Clinic and the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human
Anant clerked for Judge Juan Torruella of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 2011 to 2012.
Laredo & Smith, LLP
Darshana is a Boston employment and business lawyer advising company owners, organizational leadership and c-suite executives in a broad range of employment and commercial litigation matters.
Darshana is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York. She is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for Massachusetts. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Suffolk University Law School.
Natasha is currently Associate Counsel for Travelers Companies Staff Counsel representing a wide range of policyholders as a civil litigation defense attorney. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville and her law degree from Suffolk University Law School.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Ritika focuses her practice on civil litigation, in the areas of products liability and employment law. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Legal Studies. She earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Ashwin is Director of Intellectual Property at Rapid7, a cybersecurity software company, where he has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of all aspects of Rapid7's intellectual property operations including patent prosecution, IP litigation, technology transactions, open source, and public policy.
Prior to joining Rapid7, Ashwin was Senior Associate at Campbell Stephenson, LLP in Austin, TX where he represented technology companies including Dell, Veritas, Cisco, and Symantec in patent prosecution matters.
Ashwin received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, and an LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Malik Eice Muhammad
Malik is an Associate Attorney in Melick and Porter’s Boston office.
He has extensive civil litigation and arbitration experience in various jurisdictions across the world.
He is a graduate of the University of London – SOAS. He received his law degrees from Georgetown and Berkeley Law as well. Prior to joining his current firm, Malik practiced in Massachusetts and New York. He has state and federal court experience.
He is Called to the Bar in England and Wales. He also has represented clients in the London Court of International Arbitration proceedings.
Outside his professional life, Malik enjoys playing squash and spending time with his wife and son.
Nixon Peabody LLP
Krithika Rajkumar is a litigation associate at Nixon Peabody LLP in their Complex Commercial Disputes Practice Group. She represents individuals and corporations in general commercial litigation, labor and employment, and data privacy matters. She is licensed to practice in Ohio and Massachusetts. Krithika received her undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Psychology as well as her Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University.
Gunderson Dettmer LLP
Aditya is a dual-qualified corporate attorney at the Boston office of Gunderson Dettmer. He was a physics undergrad at St. Stephen’s College before getting a law degree from Delhi University’s Faculty of Law. After a few years working for Dua Associates and AZB & Partners in India, the call of a second stint in law school proved too strong and he went back for a JD at the University of Minnesota, picking up an LLM in international tax from Uppsala University in Sweden along the way. His favorite sweater-vest makes him look a bit like Raj from The Big Bang Theory.
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Rashi Mangalick is an Assistant General Counsel at Beth Israel Lahey Health. She supports hospital operations, including review of policies, student rotations, data use agreements, medical records requests, and HIPAA privacy matters. Rashi is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Economics and Sociology, and she earned her J.D. at Suffolk University Law School.
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
Sapna is a Partner in the firm's Boston office. She has represented clients on a wide array of immigration matters, including family- and employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications. Sapna has represented professional athletes and clients in the healthcare, hospitality and information technology industries, among others. She also has extensive experience assisting clients in managing their immigration programs to remain compliant with relevant policies and regulations.
MFS Investment Management
Kieran is Counsel at MFS Investment Management, a global asset management firm, where she has overall responsibility for ERISA, compensation, trust company and collective investment trust matters. Prior to joining MFS, Kieran was a Senior Associate at Goodwin Proctor, LLP where she was a member of the ERISA & Executive Compensation practice group. Kieran received her B.A. in Government from Smith College and her J.D. from Duke University School of Law.