Nita Rao is an associate at Williams & Connolly and focuses her practice on general commercial litigation, white collar defense, and pro bono matters. 

Nita graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University, Australia in 2012 and received her Master of Laws from Georgetown University Law Center in 2016.  While at Monash University, Nita won the World Universities Debate Championships in Berlin. She clerked at the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Sydney, taught Equity & Trusts at the University of Western Sydney and worked within the Attorney General’s Department at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, before joining Williams & Connolly in 2016.

*Admitted only in New York and New South Wales. Practice limited to federal litigation outside the District of Columbia and ADR proceedings.



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