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About Anika Havaldar

Anika is an associate in our dispute resolution practice, based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Anika served as a law clerk to then-President Abdulqawi A. Yusuf at the International Court of Justice and Judge Judith W. Rogers at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Anika is a native Hindi and Marathi speaker. She is also proficient in French and intermediate in Modern Standard Arabic. 




J.D., Columbia Law School

- David M. Berger Memorial Prize in International Law

- James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

- Executive Essays & Reviews Editor, Columbia Law Review

B.A., magna cum laude, Columbia University, Columbia College

- Charles Beard Prize in History

- Phi Beta Kappa

She is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Columbia.

Admitted only in New York. Practicing under the supervision of Washington DC-qualified lawyers and application for admission submitted in Washington DC.