Sushma Raju

  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA

Sushma Raju is a litigation and trial associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Raju represents corporate and individual clients in litigation matters in state and federal courts, arbitrations, civil and criminal government investigations, and internal investigations.

Since joining the firm in 2016, Ms. Raju has represented clients in general commercial litigation, class actions, and investigations and enforcement actions by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and states attorneys general. She has experience directing various aspects of fact and expert discovery, drafting dispositive motions, and preparing and defending witnesses in depositions and arbitrations. She has completed anti-corruption due diligence associated with mergers and acquisitions and asset sales.

Ms. Raju maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on representing individuals seeking asylum and serving as a guardian ad litem for children in contested guardianship cases.

During law school, Ms. Raju clerked for Judge Catherine D. Perry in the Federal District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri. She also served as a member of the Washington University Law Review and is the author of “The FCC’s Abandonment of Sponsorship Identification Regulation & Anonymous Special Interest Group Political Advertising,” published in Volume 93, Issue 4.

Ms. Raju is a member of the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee.

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