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RANJANI JAGANNATH

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Passionate about working for an organization to advance diversity and inclusion using my expertise in human rights law, legal research and business.

Experience

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Bangalore, India

Associate | July ’ – February ‘

Prepared documents for IPOs, GDR issuance and advise on listing and disclosure requirements. Drafted transaction documents for acquisitions, advisory opinions and due diligence – including corporate, employment, tax, property, contracts, and financial. Day to day advisory on sexual harassment laws, anti-discrimination laws, employee benefit laws to corporates and conducted human resources due diligence for M&A deals.

Amarchand & Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co., India

Legal Intern |June’ and November ’

Conducted Due Diligence for Private Equity & Qualified Institutional Placement in financial, human resources and litigation. Prepared Pitch Presentations and presentations on Corporate Governance under the newly enacted Companies Law.

Lakshmikumaran & Sreedharan, India

Legal Intern |May ‘

Prepared case briefs for service tax and excise duty litigation. Researched on proposed introduction of GST regime in India and potential impacts on different sectors.

Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights, India

Legal Intern | November ’ – December ‘

Researched and prepared a report on efficacy of appointment and transfer of judges of district courts and assisted in charting backlog of cases

Education
LL.M. May ‘|University of Pennsylvania Law School

§ Dean’s Scholarship
§ Presented a paper on ‘Paid Parental Leave’ before the United Nations Women

  • §  Graduate Certificate in Gender, Sexuality and Women Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

  • §  Conducted Research Projects on Domestic Violence, Psychological Violence Against Women, Women’s Mental Health Movement, Employment Laws and Discrimination

  • §  Courses include Advance Psychology of Women, International Women Rights, Feminist Legal Advocacy, Employment Discrimination, Lawyer Well-Being and Mental Health and Law Firm Management and Business Strategies

    Bachelors in Business/LL.B.(J.D Equivalent) June ‘|Gujarat National Law University, India

  • §  Graduated st Rank, received Honor of Best Student in any discipline

  • §  Three Gold Medals in Constitutional Law, Insurance Law, Civil Procedure

  • §  Awarded ‘Best Student of the Year’ for the academic years ’-’ and ’-’

  • §  University Topper in Antitrust law, International Trade & Business Laws, Corporate

    Accounting, Managerial Economics & Tax Accounting, Indirect Tax, Financial Management, Public International Law, International Human Rights Law

    Summer Schools

    § World Trade Institute, Bern | June ’ | International Trade and Business (Full Scholarship) § Xiamein Academy of International Law, China | July ‘ | Human Rights (Full Scholarship) § ‘iPolicy’ workshop by the Centre for Civil Society |February ’ | Policy Makers Panel
    § London School of Economics | July ‘ | Corporate Finance

    Awards and Publications

  • §  Best Student in Any Discipline | Law School Graduation | June ‘

  • §  Gender Champion, a Government of India Initiative | Law School|’ -‘

  • §  Academic Adviser to winning team Asia-Pacific Rounds |ELSA WTO Moot |‘

  • §  Delegate at Harvard University India Initiative, Mumbai | January ‘

  • §  Teaching Assistant in Academic Support Program| Law School | ’ -‘

  • §  Authored ‘Economics of Social Networking Business’ published by LexisNexis in the book

    ‘Economic analysis of Law’

  • §  Authored ‘Refugee laws: With specific reference to Christmas Island case’ in the

    International Journal of Law and Legal Jurisprudence

  • §  Authored a Report to Government of India titled ‘India's National Policy and Legislation on

    Antarctica’ under Prof. Bimal N. Patel (Member, Law Commission of India)

    Initiatives

    § Created www.whatwakesmeup.org to help people find meaning to waking up each day § Blogger for LiveYourDream.org on women rights issues
    § Volunteered to teach English at Parikrama School for Children, Bangalore |’-‘