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Suhani Kamdar


Executive Summary

Ms. Kamdar is a member of the firm's Retail Industry Trade Regulation, Complex Commercial Litigation and Government Contracts Practice Groups.

Professional Qualifications

Ms. Kamdar advises clients on compliance with state and federal laws impacting their business operations, with an emphasis on counseling retail clients on alcohol, tobacco and FDA regulations pertaining to the sale, distribution, marketing, labeling and transportation of alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and dietary supplements. Ms. Kamdar also defends clients against claims brought under California’s Proposition 65, in all phases of litigation, and frequently prepares legal updates on this area of California law. As part of her retail regulatory trade practice, Ms. Kamdar has also counseled businesses on compliance with OSHA, Cal-OSHA and state and local environmental laws.

In addition to her focus on statutory and regulatory compliance, Ms. Kamdar has experience counseling and defending corporations in a wide variety of commercial litigation, including contractual disputes, unfair business practices, unfair competition, and shareholder derivative actions, and she continues to be involved in related litigation matters. Ms. Kamdar has represented clients in varied industries, including retail, construction, banking, insurance and technology and has also litigated employment discrimination and harassment claims on behalf of her corporate clients. Ms. Kamdar has extensively participated in all aspects of trial preparation and alternative dispute resolution.

As part of RJO’s commitment to providing legal services to pro bono, Ms. Kamdar has represented underserved individuals in state actions on a pro bono basis. Ms. Kamdar is active in several community, volunteer organizations and has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children. She is a member of the American Bar Association and San Francisco Bar Association.


J.D., New York University School of Law
Executive Board Member, Journal of International Law & Policy

B.A., Cornell University, School of Arts and Science
With Distinction in All Subjects
Phi Beta Kappa

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San Francisco, CA
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