Puja Parikh represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, she served as a judicial law clerk to Judge John K. Bush of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and to Chief Judge Theresa Springmann of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.
Ms. Parikh formerly worked as a litigation associate in the New York office of an international law firm where she defended a Fortune 500 company in a multimillion dollar complex commercial case, served on a trial team for a public company facing suit in state court for breach of fiduciary duty, and represented other clients in complex commercial, securities, and white collar matters, including SEC and DOJ investigations. She also maintained an active pro bono practice in which she represented a client in Immigration Court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals who sought asylum in the United States from Guatemala.
Ms. Parikh earned her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her B.A. in Political Science and Psychology with honors from the University of Notre Dame. During law school, Ms. Parikh conducted trials in Ithaca City Court as part of the Prosecution Trial Clinic and coached the Cornell Mock Trial Team.
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