Sid Nadkarni

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
Profile Experience

Sid Nadkarni is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Nadkarni focuses his practice on securities litigation, intellectual property and complex commercial disputes, and white-collar investigations. He also actively participates in the firm’s pro bono program and received a “Pro Bono Star” award in 2016.

Mr. Nadkarni received his JD from UCLA School of Law, where he won the Irell Prize after his first year. He also received the Julian Eule Prize in Constitutional Law and was selected as a Michael T. Masin Scholar. In addition, he served as an associate editor of the UCLA Law Review and is the author of “'Let’s Have a Look, Shall We?' A Model for Evaluating Suspicionless Border Searches of Portable Electronic Devices," which was published in Volume 61.

Prior to law school, Mr. Nadkarni worked as a business analyst in the health information technology field. He received his BA in history and government from Cornell University in 2010, where he graduated magna cum laude and received distinction in all subjects.

Mr. Nadkarni’s experience includes:

  • Defending a major financial institution in litigation involving the third-largest Ponzi scheme in US history
  • Defending the former directors and officers of a large West Coast bank in a professional liability suit against the FDIC
  • Representing pharmaceutical companies in complex commercial disputes and Paragraph IV litigation
  • Representing a major global investment bank in an investigation by a Wall Street regulatory authority
  • Representing boards of directors in M&A litigation
  • Taking depositions and giving oral arguments while representing immigrant workers in a wage and hour, human trafficking and employment discrimination suit that resulted in an eight-figure verdict for the workers

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