Rohini Venkat joined Relman Colfax in 2022 as a civil rights paralegal, supporting the firm’s civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling practices.
Rohini joins Relman Colfax from Latham & Watkins LLP. Rohini supported and managed casework in a variety of practice areas including litigation & trial, finance, intellectual property, white collar, government, and corporate law. Rohini assisted attorneys and case teams with administrative functions as well as performing complex tasks including legal research, drafting/proofreading briefs, discovery, client interfacing, and large filing support. Outside of commercial law, Rohini participated in numerous immigration/asylum and housing-related pro bono matters.
Rohini graduated from the University of Arizona in 2019, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology with minors in Physiology and Pre-Law. Rohini pursued diverse experiences while in Tucson; notable positions include working as a pathology intern for the Office of the Medical Examiner, a junior archivist/curator for the Western Archaeological & Conservation Center, and an administrative assistant at the BIO5 Institute. Rohini also conducted their own research in osteology culminating in a thesis addressing modern human issues with birth and the disproportionate impact they have on low-resource areas. Beyond academics, Rohini worked with the Women & Gender Resource Center, PRIDE Alliance, and Office for Diversity & Inclusive Excellence as an intern and organizer.
In their free time, Rohini volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and volunteers with locally run non-profits supporting civil rights protestors legally and financially. Rohini enjoys spending time outdoors, doting on their two cats, and learning new things whenever possible.