Kavita Tekchandi has been a licensed attorney in California for over 12 years. Ms. Tekchandi’s practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law, land use and related matters. Prior to joining Otten Law, PC her experience included:
McDERMOTT, WILL & EMERY, LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Contract Litigation Attorney. Practice area includes toxic tort litigation. Draft pretrial documents, motions for summary adjudication, review discovery, draft case liability assessments, perform legal research, attend and take lead in numerous depositions.
MGA Entertainment, lrell Manella LLP, 2012 – 2013
Contract attorney. Analyzed and reviewed business documents using Clearview, Concordance and Ringtail platforms involving antitrust matters in the Mattel v. MGA Entertainment litigation; patent infringement in the Rovi/TV Guide v. Hulu and R2C litigation; as well as alleged breach of fiduciary duty in case of Petroleum Development Corp.
FOLEY AND MANSFIELD, LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Litigation Associate, 2010-2011. Practice areas include complex civil litigation, toxic tort cases. Managed high-volume case load (30+ cases) through all stages of litigation. Drafted motions including: summary judgment motions and motions to compel discovery.
WALSWORTH, FRANKLIN, BEVINS & McCALL, LLP, Orange, CA
Litigation Associate, 2007-2009. Practice areas include complex civil litigation toxic tort law and entertainment law. Attended court hearings and argued motions. Conducted numerous depositions of plaintiffs, percipient and expert witnesses. Drafted motions including: summary judgment motions. Prepared cases for trial, including motions in limine and expert discovery strategy. Assisted with document review project involving environmental review using the Concordance platform.
KIRTLAND & PACKARD, LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Litigation Associate, 2005-2006. Practice areas include plaintiff class action, employment discrimination, and insurance defense. Made court appearances and participated in deposition hearings. Drafted summary judgment motions, judgment on the pleadings, ex parte applications, motions to strike, oppositions to demurrers, motions for class certification.