J.D., Columbia Law School
LL.M., The London School of Economics and Political Science
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Theatre Arts and Economics, Brandeis University
Hon. Gerard E. Lynch
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Mohit Gourisaria represents clients in complex civil litigation, regulatory, and white-collar defense matters. His ability to grasp and explain complex issues coupled with his training in theatre help him connect with judges and juries and present compelling narratives that advance his clients’ interests.
Mohit combines creative strategy with meticulous execution to win cases. He has represented industry leaders across a broad range of sectors, including financial services, pharmaceutical, education, and retail.
Prior to joining the firm, Mohit worked at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City and at Keker, Van Nest & Peters in San Francisco. He also clerked for Judge Gerard E. Lynch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Alongside his practice, Mohit has taught legal writing and oral advocacy at Columbia and Berkeley law schools. He currently teaches a skills course entitled “Stagecraft for Lawyers” at Berkeley.
Mohit devotes substantial time to community and educational organizations. He is a board member for Shotgun Players, which brings bold and affordable theatre to Berkeley. Mohit previously served as a board member of The Conscious Kitchen and the Brandeis alumni association.
Awards and honors
Columbia University School of Law: