Barton Gilman LLP
Sahar focuses her practice on civil litigation, in the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability, employment law, and insurance coverage. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminology and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She graduated from Boston College Law School and holds a Mediation Certificate from BC Law.
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.
Zaheer A. Samee
Frisoli Associates, P.C
Zaheer is a trial and appellate lawyer practicing civil litigation at Frisoli Associates, P.C. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has tried cases and argued appeals before the state and federal courts in Massachusetts. He grew up in Southern California and attended college at the University of California, Los Angeles. He moved to Boston for law school and earned his law degree at Boston University. He joined SABA Greater Boston’s Board of Directors in 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and scuba diving.
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.
Verna Krishnamurthy is Corporate Counsel at Sanofi, where she advises on compliance and commercial contracting matters as part of the company's Market Access legal team. She earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and served as a board member for the South Asian Law Students Association. Verna received her undergraduate degrees in Political Philosophy and Spanish from the University of Pittsburgh.
Maura Greene Law Group
Darshana Indira is a Boston
employment and litigation attorney who represents executives and other
professionals in matter such as severance negotiations, non-compete
agreements and negotiating contract matters. Attorney
Indira 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 practices before these courts and
before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the
EEOC. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and
Suffolk University Law School.
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.
Heena Wozny is an Associate Attorney at MassHousing and focuses primarily on real estate debt financing deals such as acquisition, construction and development financings for multi-family and mixed-use real estate projects. Heena regularly advises the business teams on issues in connection with debt structuring, participations as well as statutory tax credits.
Heena earned her LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law from Boston University School of Law. Prior to an LL.M., Heena practiced law in India as an Attorney at Juris Corp and gained significant experience representing international lenders, borrowers and investors in a variety of commercial lending transactions, including restructurings and recapitalizations. She obtained her foreign J.D. and undergraduate degree in B.S. Management from the University of Mumbai, India.
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.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Aditya is a dual-qualified corporate attorney at the Boston office of Mintz. 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.
Goodwin Procter, LLP
Kieran Johal is an ERISA & Executive Compensation associate at Goodwin Procter LLP. She received her law degree from Duke University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Smith College. Kieran joined SABA Greater Boston’s Board of Directors in 2019
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
Cornelius, Lane and Mufti LLP
Malik Eice Muhammad is member of the bars of Massachusetts, England, and Wales. Prior to moving to Massachusetts, he worked at Cornelius, Lane and Mufti LLP, the premier law firm in Lahore, Pakistan where he represented state banks and utility providers in litigation matters. He also represented clients in arbitration proceedings before the London Court of International Arbitration. He earned his LLB from the University of London (SOAS) and LLM degrees from Georgetown University Law Centre and University of California, Berkeley.
Nixon Peabody LLC
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.
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.