Overview

Ravi Shah is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office. Ravi is a member of the firm’s Global Investigations & White Collar Defense, Internal Investigations, Securities Litigation & Enforcement, and Capital Markets practices. He has assisted corporate and individual clients being investigated by the US Department of Justice, US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and other US and foreign regulators. These matters have involved various areas of the law, including the Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA), federal securities laws, US sanctions, the False Claims Act, antitrust, money laundering and campaign finance offenses. Ravi also has experience in compliance counseling, including anti-corruption.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Ravi served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rebecca B. Connelly on the US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia. Prior to clerking, Ravi served as law clerk to the 26th Chairman of the SEC Harvey L. Pitt at Kalorama Partners in Washington DC, where Ravi advised on SEC disclosure and compliance and corporate governance investigations. Previously, Ravi served in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement where he assisted teams of attorneys on a variety of matters, by preparing and presenting oral reports of factual and legal findings to collaborate with investigative teams to develop factual and legal theories. Ravi also worked as a legal extern at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), where he researched issues relating to the financial services industry including proposed regulations by the SEC, such as Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI).

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Education

Seton Hall University, BA, magna cum laude

The George Washington University Law School, JD
Editor, Federal Circuit Bar Journal (FCBJ)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York