Clark Hill Attorney Mahesh Nayak Elected President of South Asian Bar Association

Jun 10, 2010

BIRMINGHAM , MI Clark Hill Member Mahesh Nayak has been elected the President of the South Asian Bar Association of Michigan. Nayak is resident in the firm’s Birmingham office, where he leads the firm’s India Initiative, and practices in the Corporate and Litigation Practice Groups.


The South Asian Bar Association of Michigan (SABA) is comprised of attorneys of South Asian descent, practicing law in Michigan . SABA ’s membership includes judges, law school professors, in-house counsel and private practice attorneys. It is a fast growing bar association, and was recognized in 2009 as a special purpose bar association by the State Bar of Michigan. SABA aims to assist its membership by organizing CLE events, social and networking opportunities, mentorship programs for law school students, and takes an active part in socio-political causes on behalf of people of South Asian decent nationally. SABA is a chapter of the North American South Asian Bar Association, which has chapters in most of the 50 states.


Nayak was born in India , and has been a life long resident of Michigan . As leader of the India Practice Group, he has represented both Indian business expanding into the United States and overseen the firm’s North American clients’ interests in India . He also regularly counsels businesses ranging from banks, physicians practices, automotive manufacturers and suppliers, retail and services clients, and IT providers in wide ranging day-to-day operational issues spanning from employment and immigration matters, contract drafting and negotiation, corporate formation, maintenance of trade secrets and intellectual property, liability deterrence, and tax planning.


Nayak’s litigation practice includes representing Fortune 500 corporations, government bodies, small business and individuals alike in matters ranging from corporate and shareholder disputes, patent infringement, environmental class actions, real estate disputes, employment and non-compete disputes, and commercial litigation under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). In cutting edge litigation, Nayak has been retained by one of the world’s most recognizable and famous rock bands in entertainment law matters pertaining to trademark infringement and copyright bootlegging. Mahesh has also gained expertise in the area of e-commerce dealing with cyber squatters in internet domain name litigation.


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