The recording of our Women's Forum's fireside chat with Kalpana Srinivasan, co-Managing Partner of Susman Godfrey can be viewed here, thanks to DiyaTV, which broadcast the event:
Kalpana's bio can be found below. The event was co-sponsored by NAPABA (National Asian Pacific American Bar Association), SABA North America (South Asian Bar Association of North America), SABA-DC (South Asian Bar Association of D.C.), and the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section's Women.Connected Committee.
Kalpana Srinivasan, co-Managing Partner of Susman Godfrey, has secured significant victories for her clients in antitrust, patent, trade secret, copyright, class action, media and other disputes. She served as lead trial counsel for Universal Cable Productions, a NBC Universal subsidiary, in an insurance coverage dispute; acted as Court-appointed co-lead counsel for a certified class of consumers impacted by Qualcomm’s allegedly anticompetitive conduct in mobile chipset sales; secured court approval for a class action settlement valued at over $100 million with Spotify; and won a $706.2 million jury verdict for HouseCanary in a misappropriation of trade secret, fraud, and breach of contract case.
Among her many recognitions, Kalpana has been named as a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar by Law360; and California IP Litigation, Litigation Attorney, and Plaintiff Attorney of the Year, one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, and one of the Top 10 Women Litigators by Benchmark Litigation. She has received the Cornerstone Award from the South Asian Bar Association of North America and been recognized as a Trailblazer by SABA Southern California for her dedication to furthering the professional development of the South Asian legal community. She has also served in leadership positions for the California State Bar, Western Justice Center, SABA-NA, and ABA Antitrust Law Section.
Kalpana holds a B.A. (cum laude) from Yale University, a J.D. (with distinction) from Stanford Law School, and clerked for the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before becoming a lawyer, Kalpana reported for The Associated Press in D.C., covering national media and telecommunications policy. You can read more about Kalpana here.