Dhara J. Patel is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses primarily on labor and employment matters.
Prior to joining F3, Ms. Patel practiced on the transactional and litigation side of labor and employment claims in the Los Angeles area. She also worked in a wide variety of entertainment law matters, including corporate formation and the litigation and negotiation side of contract, copyright, and privacy disputes.
Ms. Patel served as a law clerk in the Superior Court of New Jersey's Criminal and Civil Division, as well as a mediator of small claims and landlord/tenant complaints in the Special Civil Division. She was also a legal research analyst for Bloomberg L.P. During law school, she was a judicial intern for the Superior Court of New Jersey and a semi-finalist in Pitt Law's Negotiation Competition.
Ms. Patel earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she also obtained an International and Comparative Law certificate and was the associate editor of Tax Review. She also holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Pittsburgh, where she graduated cum laude.