Deepika H. Ravi
Deepika Ravi is an associate with the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, where she practices complex commercial litigation and general civil litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Ms. Ravi’s practice also includes government enforcement actions, regulatory compliance, and communications law. Ms. Ravi has experience in legal ethics matters, representing lawyers in disciplinary investigations. She has particular experience in advising clients on responding to inquiries from the District of Columbia Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Prior to joining Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Ms. Ravi was an associate at a well-respected international law firm, where she advised clients on a variety of issues including contract disputes, regulatory actions, and civil rights claims. She has experience in putative class actions; domestic arbitrations; consumer protection claims under various state statutes; and issues affecting insurance companies, including issues pertaining to structured settlements.
Ms. Ravi maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients on a broad range of matters. Her pro bono experience includes immigration, voting rights, and domestic violence representation. Ms. Ravi works closely with a local organization to help transgender clients petition for asylum and legally change their name and gender markers on identifying documents. She has also represented a domestic violence survivor in a contested hearing and successfully obtained a civil protection order protecting the client and her children from further abuse. In 2014, Ms. Ravi collaborated with a team of attorneys to research and analyze affordable housing policy in the Washington D.C. metro area and contributed to a report recommending policy alternatives to local governments.
Ms. Ravi received her J.D. with pro bono distinction from Stanford Law School, where she served as co-president of the International Law Society, a board member of Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and a member of the Stanford Journal of International Law. She also interned at the Human Rights Law Network in Bangalore, India. Ms. Ravi received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Duke University.