Adjunct Professor Shashi Deb received her JD from Hastings College of the Law in 1994, and received her BA in Political Science/Economics with High Honors from UC Berkeley in 1991. After graduating from Hastings, Shashi practiced commercial and business litigation with McCutchen Doyle (now Morgan Lewis) in its Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices for several years. Subsequently, she focused her practice on intellectual property and business litigation at Cooley Godward LLP. At Cooley, she represented technology companies and other clients in all aspects of litigation and counseled clients on intellectual property and contractual issues.
Professor Deb was one of the founding members of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, and President, in addition to being an active member of the Asian Bar Association and San Francisco Bar Association. Professor Deb has been on the board of several educational non-profits in the Bay Area, and is currently on the Crystal Springs Uplands Board of Trustees.
In her free time, Professor Deb enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters, hiking in the Bay Area, reading and traveling.