Nitya N. Ram
Nitya N. Ram

Nitya N. Ram

Associate

Office: Orange County T: 714.852.6800
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nram@alvaradosmith.com

Practical and detail-oriented, Nitya Ram helps her clients minimize the risk and maximize the value of their businesses as she guides them through the legal issues involved in both eminent domain litigation and a broad range of commercial transactions and real estate matters.

Whether she’s working through eminent domain disputes or negotiating and drafting commercial or real estate transactions, Nitya provides pragmatic recommendations that allow her clients – which include multinational oil & gas companies, U.S. utility and transportation suppliers, and North American entertainment businesses – to quickly and efficiently process information and to make well-informed, strategic decisions.

Before joining AlvaradoSmith, Nitya was a Civil Rights Fellow for the Legal Division of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing where she helped the State process, mediate, and prosecute a broad range of employment and housing discrimination matters. Prior to that, in law school, Nitya, as a clinical student, represented detainees in administrative hearings, participated in SB1038 mediations, pitched policy proposals to local law enforcement and congressional members, and assisted in cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and District of Columbia.

Nitya is active in pro bono activities, particularly asylum-related immigration work. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new cultures and cuisines, frequenting concerts, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Education: 
  • J.D., UC Irvine School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., cum laude, New York University, 2011
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California

  • Graduation Pro Bono Honors
  • 2014 Deans Award, Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow’s course Negotiation & Mediation
  • 2013 Deans Award, Justice Albie Sachs’ course Reason & Passion in the Law
  • Overview

    Practical and detail-oriented, Nitya Ram helps her clients minimize the risk and maximize the value of their businesses as she guides them through the legal issues involved in both eminent domain litigation and a broad range of commercial transactions and real estate matters.

    Whether she’s working through eminent domain disputes or negotiating and drafting commercial or real estate transactions, Nitya provides pragmatic recommendations that allow her clients – which include multinational oil & gas companies, U.S. utility and transportation suppliers, and North American entertainment businesses – to quickly and efficiently process information and to make well-informed, strategic decisions.

    Before joining AlvaradoSmith, Nitya was a Civil Rights Fellow for the Legal Division of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing where she helped the State process, mediate, and prosecute a broad range of employment and housing discrimination matters. Prior to that, in law school, Nitya, as a clinical student, represented detainees in administrative hearings, participated in SB1038 mediations, pitched policy proposals to local law enforcement and congressional members, and assisted in cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and District of Columbia.

    Nitya is active in pro bono activities, particularly asylum-related immigration work. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new cultures and cuisines, frequenting concerts, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Practices / Industries
  • Education/Admissions
    Education: 
    • J.D., UC Irvine School of Law, 2015
    • B.S., cum laude, New York University, 2011
    Bar Admissions: 

    State Bar of California

  • Accolades
    • Graduation Pro Bono Honors
    • 2014 Deans Award, Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow’s course Negotiation & Mediation
    • 2013 Deans Award, Justice Albie Sachs’ course Reason & Passion in the Law
  • Languages

    Tamil

Overview

Practical and detail-oriented, Nitya Ram helps her clients minimize the risk and maximize the value of their businesses as she guides them through the legal issues involved in both eminent domain litigation and a broad range of commercial transactions and real estate matters.

Whether she’s working through eminent domain disputes or negotiating and drafting commercial or real estate transactions, Nitya provides pragmatic recommendations that allow her clients – which include multinational oil & gas companies, U.S. utility and transportation suppliers, and North American entertainment businesses – to quickly and efficiently process information and to make well-informed, strategic decisions.

Before joining AlvaradoSmith, Nitya was a Civil Rights Fellow for the Legal Division of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing where she helped the State process, mediate, and prosecute a broad range of employment and housing discrimination matters. Prior to that, in law school, Nitya, as a clinical student, represented detainees in administrative hearings, participated in SB1038 mediations, pitched policy proposals to local law enforcement and congressional members, and assisted in cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and District of Columbia.

Nitya is active in pro bono activities, particularly asylum-related immigration work. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new cultures and cuisines, frequenting concerts, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Education/Admissions

Education: 
  • J.D., UC Irvine School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., cum laude, New York University, 2011
Bar Admissions: 

State Bar of California

Accolades

  • Graduation Pro Bono Honors
  • 2014 Deans Award, Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow’s course Negotiation & Mediation
  • 2013 Deans Award, Justice Albie Sachs’ course Reason & Passion in the Law

Languages

Tamil