Nilay Vora is Of Counsel in the Firm's Litigation group in the Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Nilay has litigated a wide array of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in matters involving consumer class actions, contract disputes, trade secrets, employment and fiduciary duty matters.
COMPLEX BUSINESS LITIGATION
Nilay regularly represents businesses and individuals in high-stakes and bet-the-company disputes. He takes pride in protecting his clients from those would take advantage of them. Clients and opposing parties know that he is unafraid of taking any case to trial and that he achieves more favorable settlements as a result.
Nilay is frequently asked to provide second opinions or take over cases for prior counsel. His clients like that he can quickly absorb the key facts while developing previously unexplored legal theories to protect their interests. Many times, by pursuing these new legal theories, he has turned defendants into plaintiffs who are seeking recovery.
TRIALS AND APPEALS
Nilay has first chaired trials and argued appeals; he has practiced at nationally recognized trial litigation boutiques. Judges, law school professors, and opposing counsel have favorably remarked on his oral advocacy and cross-examination skills.
In a world of cloud computing, trade secrets are constantly at risk of theft or misappropriation by employees, partners, or contractors. His clients trust him to quickly investigate any theft, minimize negative impacts through injunctive relief, and maximize recovery of damages in these complex and often bet-the-company situations.
Nilay feels it is important to use his litigation skills to fulfill his oath as a member of the bar to uphold the values of the Constitution. He is frequently asked to participate in high-impact civil rights litigation by local and national civil rights groups. His civil rights advocacy has been extensively profiled in local and national media, including National Public Radio, the Los Angeles Times, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, and the Baton Rouge Advocate.