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;
- 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 Lawyers, 2015 and 2016.
- 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
- Board Member and Treasurer, South Asian Bar Association of Washington
- Active in nonprofit organizations including API Chaya and Wayfind
- Seattle University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude
- Delhi University, B.A. (with Honors) in Economics
- Hindi (fluent)