Karnik’s experience includes formulating invalidity positions; managing discovery, preparing witnesses for depositions, and drafting pre-trial motions and briefs. He has served on Weil teams representing biosciences clients in a variety of litigation, including biotech discovery and translational research solutions.
Karnik’s pro bono practice includes assisting incarcerated individuals with post-conviction relief, and they have been involved in an investigation into constitutional violations by the California Department of Corrections Parole Board. He has also been involved with efforts to assist women and their families in domestic violence cases.
Karnik earned their J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where they were the Supervising Editor of the California Law Review, the Senior Online Content Editor of Berkeley Technology Law Journal and the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice. He earned his B.Sc. degree, magna cum laude, in biological sciences from Drexel University.