Nitika Arora is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group. She assists clients with white collar matters, government investigations, and complex commercial disputes involving business torts, unfair competition, antitrust, and commercial contracts. She has experience providing pre-litigation counseling, managing e-discovery, engaging in motions practice and developing trial strategy.
Nitika Arora earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Barristers for her excellence in participating in and running mock trial and moot court advocacy programs. She also founded the South Asian Law Students Association and served as one of its first two co-presidents. While in law school, Nitika served as a legal intern at API Chaya, where she researched family law and immigration issues for low-income survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking primarily from the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in Seattle.
While attending Middlebury College, where she received her B.A. in economics, Nitika worked as a financial systems intern at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts in Washington, D.C. and as a case management assistant in Probation Services at the Seattle Municipal Court. She also studied abroad at the Stockholm School of Economics, where she researched the Swedish and U.S. justice and healthcare systems and EU trade theory.
- API Chaya, Seattle, WA, Legal Intern, 2018
- Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle, WA, Summer Associate, 2016, 2017