Ishika Desai is an associate in the firm’s Litigation department. She joined Goodwin in 2021.
While attending law school, Ishika served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court. She was also the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Editor of the UC Davis Law Review, a member of the King Hall Negotiations Team’s Executive Board, and worked as a research and teaching assistant.
University of California, Davis School of Law
The Ohio State University
Recognition & Awards
During law school, Ishika received the Outstanding Oral Advocate Award, as well as the Best Cross Examination Award in the 2018 Cota Mock Trial Competition. She also received Witkin awards in Contracts and Torts.
Ishika’s publications include:
- Co-Author, “California Supreme Court Review: July 2023,” Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, August 3, 2023
- Co-Author, “California Supreme Court Review: December 2022,” Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, December 30, 2022
- Co-Author, “Treble damages among a handful of recent important decisions,” Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal, September 8, 2022
- Co-Author, “Grouping of Carbonaceous Nanomaterials Based on Association of Patterns of Inflammatory Markers in BAL Fluid with Adverse Outcomes in Lungs,” Nanotoxicology, July 30, 2019