Neal A. Sarkar focuses on all types of complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. He also has experience with internal and government investigations, including proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of State. He has advised clients on global commercial compliance risks associated with mergers, acquisitions and asset sales and is familiar with the FCPA, trade sanctions, and other applicable laws.
Mr. Sarkar came to AZA from Latham & Watkins LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School where he was a member of the Chicago International Journal of Law and represented indigent defendants charged with federal crimes in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic. His experience also includes an internship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois and the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. Prior to law school, Mr. Sarkar worked as a management consultant at Fidelity Consulting Group in Boston. Mr. Sarkar earned his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College.
Mr. Sarkar has devoted numerous hours to pro bono clients. His pro bono work has included representing prisoners in civil rights proceedings, victims of abuse in domestic violence proceedings, and recent immigrants with the citizenship process. Mr. Sarkar also volunteered abroad in Lucknow, India, where he helped handle legal issues for rural villagers.