Our Mission & Vision

The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA-NA) seeks to strengthen the rapidly growing South Asian legal community with a recognized and trusted forum for professional growth and development, and promotes the civil rights and access to justice for the South Asian community.

With 29 chapters throughout the United States and Canada, our attorneys work in all areas of the law, including large law firms, in-house counsel, government attorneys, and solo practitioners. Our bar hosts an Annual Conference, annual Lobby Day and numerous other successful programs throughout the year.

SABA North America is proud to be the voice of the South Asian legal community in North America.

Our goals and objectives include...

Executive Committee

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Tara Myhtri Raghavan
President
SABA Chicago
Charan Brahma
Charan Brahma
President Elect
SABA Northern California
Rahul Ranadive (1)
Rahul Ranadive
Treasurer
SABA Florida

Amisha Patel
Amisha Patel
Secretary
SABA DC
Keerthi Sugumaran
Keerthi Sugumaran
VP - Annual Conference
SABA Greater Boston
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Sumeet Chugani
VP - Sponsorship
SABA New York
Vani Vedam
Vani Vedam
VP - Public Relations
SABA Chicago
Rashmi Chandra
Rashmi Chandra
VP - Membership
SABA Connecticut
AJ Dhaliwal
AJ Dhaliwal
VP - Affiliate Relations
SABA DC
Nishi Kothari
Nishi Kothari
VP - Advocacy
SABA Houston
Lalitha Alladi
Lalitha Alladi
VP - Programming
SABA Florida/SABA Georgia
Priya Bathija
Priya Bathija
VP - Professional Development
SABA D.C.
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Krithika Rajkumar
VP - Young Lawyers Division
SABA Greater Boston
SABA Team
Mona Shah
Mona Shah
Executive Director
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Sucharita Varanasi
Pro Bono Co-Director
Yasmeen Saeed
Yasmeen Saeed
Policy & Communications Lead, Executive Assistant
Tejas Shah
Tejas Shah
Pro Bono Co-Director
KPPBLaw
KPPB Law
Outside General Counsel

President's Page

We would like to thank all of our Past Presidents for their support of the South Asian Bar Association of North America.

SABA Advisory Council

Board of Governors
Samir Mehta
Samir Mehta
Assistant General Counsel, Litigation & IP
MiTek
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Rippi Gill
Vice President, Chief Product Counsel
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
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Sundeep Sandhu
Partner
Blaney McMurtry

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Rishi Bagga
VP & General Counsel
Skyline Hotels, LLC

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Aneesh Mehta
Senior Counsel
Microsoft
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Talat M. Ansari
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Vikram Amar
Dean
University of Illinois College of Law

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Nadeem Bezar
Partner
Kline & Specter, PC

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Vijay V. Bondada
Chief Litigation Officer
Duke Energy Corp.

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Javade Chaudhri
Of Counsel
Jones Day
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Sabina Clorfeine
Assistant General Counsel
Southern California Gas Company


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Sedesh Doobay
General Counsel
Integra Life Sciences

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Anne Gwal
Associate General Counsel
Pepco Holdings, Inc.

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Alamdar Hamdani
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Southern District of Texas

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Rohit Kirpalani
General Counsel
Atlanticus Holdings Corporation

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Sonjui Kumar
Partner
KPPB Law
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Ashish S. Prasad
VP & General Counsel
HaystackID

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Thomas Santram
VP, Deputy General Counsel
Cineplex
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Inderpreet Sawhney
Global General Counsel
Infosys Limited
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Charan Sandhu
Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
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Pratik Shah
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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AV Maharaj
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
The Kraft Heinz Company, Canada
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Ayaz R. Shaikh
Member/Co-Chair, Project Development & Finance Practice
Mintz Levin



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Jolsna John Thomas
President
The Rosendin Foundation
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Asker A. Saeed
Principal
Saeed Consulting Group
Rajesh
Rajesh (Raj) De
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

Past SABA Advisory Council Members

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Anita Ramasastry
Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law
University of Washington School of Law
Emilie Ninan
Partner
Ballard Spahr, LLP



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Richard Verma
General Counsel & Head of Public Policy
Mastercard
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Vichal Kumar
Regional Director
Partners for Justice

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Paul S. Grewal
Chief Legal Officer
Coinbase
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Neel Chatterjee
Partner
Goodwin Procter


Mansi Shah - Chair, National Advisory Council Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Mansi Shah
(Chair, National Advisory Council) Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP