Amrita Srivastava

AMRITA SRIVASTAVA

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Having worked as in house counsel at technology companies before, Amrita Srivastava enjoys working with business owners, in-house counsels and other stake holders, and providing effective legal strategies to balance the needs of a growing business against legal risks. Her clients range from local high growth companies, to international enterprises, and Fortune 500 companies. Her practice areas includes:

  • Advising technology companies on compliance with the evolving employment, privacy, intellectual property, and general business laws;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts including software licenses, vendor agreements, revenue share agreements, international distribution agreements, terms of use and privacy policies, etc.
  • Representing sellers or buyers in mergers and acquisitions;
  • Representing funds in raising international investments or investing in international companies;
  • Advising on cross-border transactions with India.

Honors and Awards

  • Rated a Washington Rising Star by Super Lawyers2015 and 2016.

Representative Work

  • Represented sellers in merger and acquisition of mobile technology (Trestle) by Flurry Inc.
  • Advised on and assisted in acquisition of Safeharbor certification for OpenMarket Inc.
  • Managed international litigation for a Fortune 500 company.
  • Represented startup companies (including Outwoot Inc. and Skulcrate LLC) in raising capital.
  • Venture capital companies in making investments in India.
  • Indian companies on expansion to the US (including Chemtrols Ind. Ltd.)
  • Advised Seattle Pacific University on its India transactions.
  • Serving as General Counsel to various technology consulting companies in the area.
  • Formed and represented a Hedge Fund.
  • Represented sellers in sale of an Indian grocery store in Redmond, WA.
  • Represented a non-profit organization in responding to a data breach.

Presentations and Publications

  • Panelist, Grow Your Career Through Personal Mentorship, KPMG, August 2016
  • Panelist, US-India Economic Relations and the Contemporary Indian Economy, University of Washington, February 2016
  • Collecting, Storing, and Sharing Data Legally, WeWorks, Seattle, WA, August 2014
  • American Bar Association Section of International Law, Newsletter of the International Commercial Transactions, Franchising and Distribution Committee, Fall 2013. “Franchising in India: A Maze of Regulations
  • Panelist, Personal Identity Innovation, 2013: “Beyond the U.S. and E.U.: A Look at Data Protection in Other Parts of the World”
  • Top Five Legal Issues for Non-Profit Board Members: Banker’s Hours hosted by Pacific Continental Bank, Bellevue, WA, June 28, 2013
  • Legal Issues involved in doing Business in India, World Trade Center, Tacoma, WA, October 2012
  • Doing Business in India as a Life Sciences Company: Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association, August 24, 2012
  • Interviewed by PC Today Magazine, April 2012, “Patents and Privacy: How Risky are Mobile Apps?”
  • Information Technology Act of India and Its Implications for U.S. Businesses: Attendees were awarded 1.5 Continuing Legal Education Credits- Presented on February 24, 2010, for members of the International Practice Section of Washington State Bar Association.

Commitment to Community

Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude
  • Delhi University, B.A. (with Honors) in Economics

Languages

  • Hindi (fluent)

 

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