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 is an independent thinker who combines creative strategy with meticulous execution to win cases. He represents clients in complex civil litigation, regulatory, and white-collar defense matters.
As a trial lawyer and an advisor, Mohit prioritizes what matters most to the client and their business. His ability to grasp and explain complex issues, his training in the theater, and his conviction help him connect with judges and juries.
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. Mohit 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 advocacy at Columbia Law School and Berkeley Law School.
Mohit devotes substantial time to community and educational organizations. He is a board member for two Bay Area nonprofits: Shotgun Players, which brings bold and affordable theatre to Berkeley, and The Conscious Kitchen, which partners with public schools to improve their lunch programs. Mohit also is a member of the Brandeis alumni board of directors.
Awards and honors
Columbia University School of Law: