join us for the South Asian Attorney Speaker Panel
conjunction with Career Services Office is hosting a Speaker Panel on Tuesday,
October 25th from 5:30-8:00 pm in C40. Food and drinks
will be provided. This is your chance to hear from established
South Asian attorneys talk about career choices and finding a job as well
as get to know them one-on-one. There will be a formal panel for about an
hour followed by an informal reception where you can meet-and-greet the
attorneys on an individual basis. We strongly request your presence
at this event as the attorneys are taking time out of their busy schedule
to talk to us. We want to show them our appreciation!! So,
please try to be there. The following are the speakers and brief
bios about them:
§ Rishi Agrawal- Eimer Stahl
Klevorn & Solberg, LLP
practice is focused in civil litigation with an emphasis on toxic torts,
products liability, and commercial litigation. Rishi was previously
employed as an assistant public defender in Will County, Illinois.
§ Mateen Husami - Abbott Labs
practice is focused on antitrust and trade regulation, commercial law,
international law and international trade.
§ S. Raja Krishnamoorthi -
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
practice is focused in the area of commercial litigation. Raja received
his J.D. from Harvard where he was managing editor of the Harvard
Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review.
§ Maria Kuriakos - Illinois
Attorney General's Office
Maria is the
Assistant Chief of Criminal Prosecutions and Trials Assistance Bureau at
the Illinois Attorney General's office. She was previously employed as an
Attorney in the Cook
§ Sal Patel - Schiff Hardin, LLP
intellectual property law, and has extensive experience in both patent
prosecution and patent litigation.
§ Tara Raghavan - Rakoczy Molino
Mazzochi Siwik, LLP
complex patent litigation relating to the Hatch-Waxman Amendments to the
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Tara also
has significant experience preparing and prosecuting chemical and
mechanical patent applications before the PTO.
§ Neera Walsh - Cook County
States Attorney’s Office
Neera is the
Supervisor of the First Municipal Division of the Cook County State's
Attorney's Office. The division works with community groups, schools and
law enforcement to raise awareness of all types of hate crimes.
Check out our website for the current SALSA
newsletter at the “SALSA Homepage” link above!