Pankti is an Associate in the Firm's Corporate Group based in New York, and focuses her practice on representing corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments.
Qualified to practice in New York and India, Pankti previously worked as an associate at one of India's leading law firms for two years, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, and corporate advisory work.
Pankti graduated with an LLM from Harvard Law School, where she was a KC Mahindra Education Trust Scholar and RD Sethna Scholar, and served as a Senior Editor at the Harvard Business Law Review. She received her first law degree from NUJS, India, where she was a gold medalist and a member of the Board of Editors of the NUJS Law Review (for which she is now on the Advisory Council). An article from a special issue of the journal, edited by her team, was cited by the Supreme Court of India in its landmark judgment decriminalizing homosexuality.
Pankti is actively involved with moot court activities and serves as a judge at the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (World Championship and Northeast Regional Rounds) and the Harvard Law School Ames Moot Court Competition.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, India
Harvard Law School
National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India