While attending law school, Ms. Desai served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court. Ms. Desai 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.
Ishika Desai is a law clerk in the firm’s Litigation Department. She joined Goodwin in 2021.
Ms. Desai’s application to the California bar is pending; she is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.
During law school, Ms. Desai received the Outstanding Oral Advocate Award, as well as the Best Cross Examination Award in the 2018 Cota Mock Trial Competition. Ms. Desai also received Witkin awards in Contracts and Torts.
University of California, Davis School of Law
The Ohio State University