Crain’s NY Business – 40 Under Forty
Shivani Poddar, partner in Herrick's Litigation Department, was named to the Crain's New York Business 2021 listing of 40 Under Forty, a recognition honoring accomplished New York City–based business professionals under 40 years of age.
The profile highlighted Shivani's focus on the business strategy and goals for each client. "I think about whether or not they want to be in a long litigation or resolve the case quickly," she said. "I always have my business hat on."
Shivani also emphasized her collaborative approach to managing litigation matters. "My family is very collaborative—which lent itself well to my legal career," she said. "It is how I run my cases. I want to hear a lot of voices."
The profile focuses on Shivani's commitment to diversity in the legal industry as well. "I want to work toward diversifying the legal industry," Shivani said. "Different viewpoints are an asset."