Avanthi’s practice specializes in intellectual property disputes, with a focus on copyright and trademark litigation and counseling. She has represented clients across a range of industries, including social media platforms, pharmaceutical companies, online businesses, and domain name registrars. 

In addition to handling litigation matters, Avanthi also advises client on the management and enforcement of trademarks and trade dress.

Community & Professional Activities

New York State Bar Association (2021 - present)

National Bar Association (2023 - present)

Metropolitan Black Bar Association (2024 - present)



Representative matters include:

  • Representing an online resume building service in a copyright infringement action against a competitor accused of web-scraping and unauthorized use of the service’s proprietary information.
  • Representing social media platforms in copyright infringement actions concerning improperly licensed tracks offered to users.
  • Representing pharmaceutical companies in patent infringement actions concerning infant formula and various well-known medications.
Prior Employment:

Latham & Watkins LLP (Associate - 2022-2024)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Summer Associate - 2019, 2020; Associate - 2021-2022)


Columbia Law School (J.D. 2021; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Columbia Journal of Race and Law, Staff Editor)

Princeton University (A.B. 2018 in African American Studies)


  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 
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