Maulik Shah is an associate in the San Francisco office of Arnold & Porter LLP where he is a member of the firm's litigation group. Mr. Shah has experience with all stages of business dispute resolution, including arbitration, jury trials, and appeals, in a variety of fields. His primary practice focuses on patent litigation, where he has represented clients in a variety of industries such as medical devices, consumer products, industrial equipment, and database software.
Mr. Shah also has significant experience defending securities class actions under federal securities laws and Delaware and California corporate law. His cases have involved allegations of accounting fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and aiding and abetting liability. Additionally, he has assisted issuers in conducting internal investigations and in responding to FINRA inquiries.
Following law school, Mr. Shah served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Ware, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California. Prior to law school, Mr. Shah worked as a nuclear weapons engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. He also spent time working with human rights lawyers in India.
Mr. Shah maintains an active pro bono practice where he has secured U-Visas for victims of domestic violence, sought asylum on behalf of political refugees, and represented indigent tenants in San Francisco housing court. Mr. Shah is also a member of the board of directors for the South Asian Bar Association of North America.