Anuradha Sivaram

Senior Associate

Anuradha Sivaram

Anuradha Sivaram represents clients in complex appellate and Supreme Court litigation matters.

Ms. Sivaram joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and to the Honorable Amul Thapar of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. While attending law school, Ms. Sivaram was a summer associate at a Los Angeles law firm and a judicial extern to the Honorable Nancy B. Firestone of the US Court of Federal Claims. Prior to law school, she was an honors paralegal in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the US Department of Justice.

Publications & News


August 10, 2017

DC Lawyers Support Record-Breaking Legal Aid Fundraising Campaign

Lawyers in WilmerHale's Washington DC office raised $135,000 for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia's annual Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraiser run by associates at DC law firms each summer.

June 13, 2017

Supreme Court Substantially Reduces Government's Ability to Seek Criminal Forfeitures

On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Honeycutt v. United States (No. 16-142), holding that a criminal defendant can be held liable to forfeit only crime proceeds the defendant personally obtained, and cannot be made jointly and severally liable for proceeds acquired by a co-conspirator. This WilmerHale Client Alert was republished on NYU Law's Compliance & Enforcement blog.

January 31, 2017

False Claims Act: 2016 Year-in-Review

In 2016, the Department of Justice continued to give high priority to False Claims Act investigations and prosecutions. This WilmerHale Client Alert was republished by Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report.


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JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2014, Order of the Coif, California Law Review, Ecology Law Quarterly

BA, Economics, Stanford University, 2009

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



The Hon. Alex Kozinski, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2015 - 2016

The Hon. Amul Thapar, US District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2014 - 2015

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