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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable William F. Kuntz, II, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Global Law Scholars
  • Executive Articles Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
  • Duke University, B.A., cum laude
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Ekta Dharia

Ekta Dharia's practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar matters, and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Ms. Dharia served as a law clerk to the Honorable William F. Kuntz, II of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.  She also worked as a litigation associate in the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Before attending law school, Ms. Dharia completed the American India Foundation's William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of investors in RMBS "putback" suits against mortgage originators and other responsible parties in New York Supreme Court and New York Court of Appeals
  • Briefing before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on behalf of a large energy company regarding the application of the Clean Water Act
  • Internal investigation for a regulator regarding the mishandling of confidential information
  • Representation of a public official under indictment for honest services fraud, Hobbs Act violations, and money laundering at the Second Circuit and the certiorari stage in the United States Supreme Court