Shrutih V. Tewarie

Associate - New York

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Shrutih Tewarie's practice is focused on helping clients meet the demands of globalization and address the challenges involved in operating in multiple jurisdictions around the world. Shrutih represents clients in a wide variety of cross border disputes and human rights and white-collar investigations, including investigations brought under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In the area of foreign trade, Shrutih advises clients regarding compliance with U.S. export regulations and sanctions programs, including product classifications, development of compliance programs, and compliance with OFAC regulations.

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  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2012
  • Tufts University, B.S. in Quantitative Economics and International Relations, cum laude, with high distinction honors, 2009


Dutch, German, Hindi, French

Representative Experience

Business Crimes and Government Investigations

  • Represent CEO of manufacturing company in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation
  • Conduct internal investigation for a company concerning potential regulatory violations, and provide advice regarding corrective measures
  • Conduct internal investigation for a technology company concerning alleged kickbacks provided in violation of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act
  • Represent CEO of multinational telecommunications company in federal criminal investigation involving allegations of securities fraud
  • Represent corporate clients in investigations by State Attorney General

Trade Sanctions and Export Controls

  • Advise clients on strategies to address the challenges and manage the opportunities of globalization
  • Advise clients regarding compliance with U.S. export regulations and sanctions programs, including product classifications, development of compliance programs, compliance audits, and compliance with OFAC regulations
  • Advise clients on international trade and development matters, including contracts, and trade policy issues

Trademark & Copyright

  • Represent corporate clients in trademark infringement actions in federal court
  • Counsel pharmaceutical company in connection with trademark litigation and strategy
  • Advise book author regarding copyright needs
  • Advise clothing design company regarding trademark and copyright issues
  • Advise non-profit organizations in connection with intellectual property needs

General Commercial Litigation

  • Defend publicly-traded water technology products manufacturer against asbestos-related claims in more than 19 states as member of national counsel team
  • Represent corporate clients in consumer class actions and general litigation matters in federal and state court
  • "Bridging the Cultural Gap in International Arbitrations Arising From FCPA Investigations," Fordham International Law Journal, Volume 39 (April, 2016)
  • Massachusetts Chapter, Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide, 2016 Edition (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, publication pending)
  • “First Circuit” chapter, Class Action Compendium, The Defense Research Institute (publication pending)
  • "Social Media Fan Accounts: Honoring a Celebrity’s Brand or a Trademark Violation?" The Licensing Journal, Volume 34, No. 5 (2014)
  • "Best Practices in Preventing Fraud and Corruption in a Global Business," Lex Mundi Practice Guide (2014)
  • "New Rule, Old Requirements: The New FINRA Suitability Rule Codifies Pre-Existing Industry Standards," Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) Journal, Volume 19, No. 2 (2012)

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  • Named to 2013 Lawyers of Color "Hot List," recognizing early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession
  • Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Articles Editor
  • High Distinction Honors for Undergraduate Thesis ("A Comparative Study of Merger Antitrust Policies in the EU and the US: Is Convergence Possible?")
  • Sigma Iota Rho International Relations Honors Society
  • Tufts Honos Civicus latin honors for civic excellence


  • Co-President, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy - Boston Lawyer Chapter
  • American Constitution Society Boston Lawyer Chapter, Media Chair
  • ABA Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Committee, Member
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, Past Board Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division, Board Member
  • TiE Boston, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Women's Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • North American South Asian Law Student Association, Past Vice-President
  • Panelist, "Celebrating 15 Years – Past NASALSA Board Members," Columbia Law School, North American South Asian Law Student Association Conference (February 2013)
  • Moderator, "Careers in Litigation," New York University Law School, North American South Asian Law Student Association Conference (February 2012)
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit