Ms Shanti Sadtler Conway > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States

Position

Shanti Sadtler Conway is a partner in Kirkland’s New York office. Shanti focuses her practice on intellectual property, including copyright, trademark, false advertising, right of publicity, social media, licensing and contract issues. Her practice includes litigation and counseling in connection with a wide range of industries, including consumer products, fashion, hospitality, financial and insurance services, health care and pharmaceuticals, and media and entertainment. Shanti represents clients in a variety of fora, such as in federal and state trial and appellate courts, the International Trade Commission and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, including in high-profile cases that have been featured in the mainstream media, legal periodicals, and trade press. She has been recognized in The Legal 500, sits on the Unfair Competition Committee of the International Trademark Association, is the Secretary of the Copyright and Literary Property Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and is on Law360’s Media & Entertainment Editorial Advisory Board.

Shanti also represents non-profit corporations and low-income individuals in various pro bono matters, including intellectual property advice, child support cases, asylum applications, and Violence Against Women (VAWA) and U-Visa petitions. She directs the Firm’s NYC Public Service Fellowships, is a member of the Board of Directors for Immigration Equality, and has received the Immigration Equality Safe Haven Award four times for her asylum work.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation

Led in New York by intellectual property litigation authority Dale Cendali, the team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP acts in high-stakes trademark disputes on behalf of internationally recognized brands including Delta Air Lines and Epic Games. In Los Angeles, Diana Torres represents consumer product manufacturers, fitness service providers and media companies, and Allison Buchner litigates for companies against regulators, competitors and consumers. In New York, further support is provided by Claudia Ray, who specializes in unfair competition claims for clients in tech, aviation, financial services and entertainment, and Shanti Sadtler Conway, who, in addition to appearing high-profile court actions, provides IP counselling for non-profits and low-income individuals.