Manu Pradhan focuses on intellectual property, privacy, and employment disputes. He has experience in all phases of litigation in both state and federal court, and has also helped clients resolve matters through mediation and arbitration. He specializes in brief-writing and has worked extensively with expert witnesses, particularly in technology disputes. Mr. Pradhan also regularly counsels clients on business formation, employment, and licensing issues. His pro bono experience includes multiple civil rights actions, landlord-tenant disputes, and representation of the Asian Law Caucus, the ACLU, Legal Services for Children, and other non-profits. Mr. Pradhan is an active member of the Asian Law Caucus, the South Asian Bar Association, and other organizations.
Mr. Pradhan received his law degree cum laude from the New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Edward S. Weinfeld Prize. He obtained his B.A. Phi Beta Kappa and with high honors from Swarthmore College. Before joining Gordon-Creed, Kelley, Holl & Sugerman, Mr. Pradhan was an associate in the San Francisco office of Bingham McCutchen LLP, where he focused on intellectual property disputes and class actions.