Ranjit Hakim is a litigation associate in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office. He has a broad range of commercial and constitutional experience. Ranjit has written numerous briefs for various state and federal appellate, trial and administrative-level matters. These submissions cover topics including, among others, contract and statutory interpretation, business torts, damages, jurisdiction, and the constitutionality of regulations under the Commerce Clause and First and Second Amendments. Ranjit also works extensively with expert witnesses and has conducted a number of internal investigations for regulated entities. He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School where he co-teaches a class on investigations, and has guest lectured on Second Amendment jurisprudence at Northwestern and elsewhere.
Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Ranjit clerked for the Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer on the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and was a fellow at Lambda Legal and the Southern Center for Human Rights.