Pooja Shah is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ Orange County office. Her practice focuses primarily on general liability.
Ms. Shah has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation claims including through mediation and settlement. Ms. Shah has experience representing both businesses and government entities, including the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, and has come away from those experiences with a comprehensive understanding of civil law. Ms. Shah has exceptional talent in legal writing, and has experience drafting complaints, answers, interrogatories, and dispositive motions. During her legal career, Ms. Shah has on multiple occasions presented in court, served in depositions, conducted settlement negotiations, and handled litigation matters in complex legal matters.
Ms. Shah obtained her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago in 2015, where she was a member of the Dean’s list and served as Managing Editor on the International Law Review. Ms. Shah was honored to have been selected as a research assistant for two respected professors at the Loyola University of Chicago Law School. Ms. Shah received her B.A. in Political Science from Boston University in 2010. She is admitted to practice before all California and Illinois state courts.
In her free time, Ms. Shah enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling, baking and reading.
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