Prachi Mehta is an associate in Weil’s Patent Litigation practice, based in the Firm’s Silicon Valley office. She focuses on complex patent litigation across a broad spectrum of technologies including medical devices, genomic profiling, telecommunications, and smartphone networks. She also evaluates potential litigation risks and patent portfolios in the context of corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Mehta is also well-versed in other types of civil litigation, including tort litigation, breach of contract litigation, as well as disputes brought under the False Claims Act and the Federal Tort Claims Act. She is experienced across all phases of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, pleadings, discovery, general motion practice, and summary judgment.
Ms. Mehta also remains strongly committed to her pro bono cases, including matters related to immigration and civil rights under § 1983. She also served on a national task force to provide legal advice regarding healthcare access during the COVID-19 pandemic, and has provided legal advice regarding state election recount procedures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ms. Mehta previously served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable K. Nicole Mitchell in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where she gained extensive experience in complex litigation and federal trial procedure.
Ms. Mehta earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class with Order of the Coif Honors. She earned her B.A. in Economics from UCLA.