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Akila Bhargava is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, and focuses primarily on white collar defense and investigations.
Before joining the firm, Akila was a litigation associate at an international law firm and worked on a variety of white collar defense matters and complex civil litigation, including DOJ and FTC investigations, securities litigation, antitrust litigation, and commercial disputes.
She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2018, where she was Research Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and President of the South Asian Law Students Association. Akila also served as an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Fellow and a Penn Law Global Women’s Leadership Project Fellow. In 2015, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Vanderbilt University.
Akila is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.
University of Pennsylvania - 2018 Juris Doctor
Vanderbilt University - 2015 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar