Sid Nadkarni

Associate
New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
Profile Experience

Sid Nadkarni is an associate in the Litigation & Trial Department of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Nadkarni advises clients on complex commercial litigation, including financial industry litigation, bankruptcy litigation, M&A disputes, and insurance coverage litigation. 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:

  • Serving as the lead litigation associate, and cross-examining an opposing expert at trial, in Latham’s representation of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy debtor, resulting in a comprehensive victory after a five-day trial on the Debtors’ proposed plan of reorganization in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Serving as the lead associate, and helping secure two complete defense awards in a pair of eight-day bellwether arbitration hearings, in Latham’s representation of a major bank in its defense of numerous customer arbitrations seeking over US$2 billion in combined losses in a wealth management strategy
  • Representing an enterprises services company in its successful litigation of an M&A dispute, resulting in a US$666 million arbitration award after a two week-long hearing
  • Representing companies in investigations and reviews of trading conducted by Wall Street regulatory authorities
  • Representing a renewable energy company in federal litigation against its insurance carrier in an eight-figure coverage dispute
  • Representing boards of directors in securities actions
  • Taking depositions and giving oral arguments while representing immigrant workers in a pro bono wage and hour, human trafficking, and employment discrimination suit that resulted in an eight-figure verdict for the workers

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