Harsha Sridhar

Summer Associate
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E: hsridhar@kaplanhecker.com
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Harsha Sridhar

Harsha Sridhar is a summer associate in the New York office of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and a second-year student at Harvard Law School.

At Harvard, Harsha is Co-President of Harvard Law School Mock Trial Association and the Congress Editor of Harvard Journal on Legislation. He is also a Teaching Fellow to Professor James Greiner and a Research Assistant to Professor Jonathan Zittrain. Harsha has received many honors and awards while at Harvard, including Dean’s Scholar Prizes for Legislation & Regulation, Legal Research & Writing, and Governing Digital Technology; the Outstanding Trial Advocate Award at the 2020 National All-Star Bracket Challenge; and was a National Finalist at 2021 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. He was also a semifinalist for Best Brief at Upper-Level Ames Moot Court Competition and won the Best-in-Section Appellee Brief Award at First-Year Ames Moot Court Competition.

Harsha is currently a Student Attorney for the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project. He represented a prisoner wrongly accused of five offenses after raising COVID-related concerns to prison staff, successfully preventing disciplinary sanctions and ensuring a clean record for client’s upcoming parole hearing. Previously, Harsha was a Criminal Division Legal Intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. While there, he wrote two sections of a memorandum in opposition to motion for acquittal in bank bribery case and drafted a sentencing memorandum for a defendant convicted of racketeering and aiding and abetting murder. Harsha also spent two summers interning with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Harsha received his BS, with highest honors, from Georgia Institute of Technology. While attending Georgia Institute of Technology, he was an Athletics Peer Tutor and Student Ambassador. Harsha was an editor for the Technique, Georgia Tech’s campus newspaper. He received various honors, including the Ivan Allen College Dean’s Scholarship and the Zell Miller Scholarship; the 2019 American Mock Trial Association All-American; and the 2018 SchellerHigh Performance Award, which was awarded annually to one student per cohort in the business school for overall achievement.

Education

  • BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019 
  • Harvard Law School, 2L