Anupama specializes in antitrust and qui tam matters.
Representative matters include:
- Capacitors Price-Fixing Antitrust Litigation: The Firm is Sole Lead Counsel in a class action lawsuit alleging that global capacitor manufacturers conspired to fix prices, forcing direct purchasers to pay more. Class is certified and trial is ongoing in 2020. Initial settlements in the case total $343.5 million; and
- Restasis Antitrust Litigation: The Firm represents the Self-Insured Schools of California in a class action lawsuit against Allergan, Inc. The suit alleges that Allergan participated in a scheme to delay generic competition to Allergan’s blockbuster Restasis drug and extended its monopoly in the Restasis market through a series of fraudulent and anticompetitive acts. On March 22, 2018, Judge Gershon appointed the Firm as Interim Co-Lead Counsel on behalf of End-Purchaser Plaintiffs.
Prior to joining the Firm, Anupama was a Law Clerk in the Antitrust Section of the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General (San Francisco), where she reviewed documents, conducted legal research, and drafted memoranda for investigations and litigation involving pharmaceutical companies. In Mumbai, India, she was Legal Counsel for Cipla Limited, where she specialized in contracts and mergers and acquisitions.
During law school, Anupama was an Associate Editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and the promoter and social co-chair of Women in Tech Law. At Symbiosis Law School in India, she was awarded the American jurisprudence equivalent award for the Law of Evidence.
Anupama is a member of the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco. She currently serves on the California Lawyers Association’s Antitrust & UCL Publications Committee.