Wednesday, October 9, 2:30–5:30 pm Milstein Conference Center, Wasserstein Hall Harvard Law School
Presented in cooperation with the Harvard India Student Group. Pravin H. Parekh is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India, president of the Confederation of Indian Bar, and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. From 1975–2006 he headed P.H. Parekh & Co., one of the premier law firms in the Supreme Court.
Gopal Subramaniam is among the most talented and distinguished lawyers of his generation. For two years beginning 2009, he served as the solicitor general of India. Subramaniam has assisted the Supreme Court as amicus curaie (friend of the court) in several landmark cases, including the on-going Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Mr. V. Lakshmikumaran is the founder and managing partner of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S). L&S is one of India’s elite law firms, serving several Fortune 500 and top Indian companies in international trade, tax, intellectual property, and corporate matters.
Senator Richard Blumenthal delivered an address about proposed legislation to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. Read more about the legislation. Sworn in on January 5, 2011, Richard Blumenthal is serving his first term as a United States Senator from the State of Connecticut. Senator Blumenthal served an unprecedented five terms as Connecticut’s Attorney General, fighting for people against large and powerful special interests.