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Kartik S. Madiraju
Associate, New York Office
212 355-9500

Kartik Madiraju is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office.

Prior to joining our firm, Kartik was an associate at Foley & Lardner, LLP, from 2017 to 2019, where he also spent the summer of 2016 as a summer associate. Previously, he was a Henry L. Diamond B&D Clerk at the Environmental Law Institute. Kartik also spent a year as a fellow at Insight Collaborative and Insight Partners, learning and teaching negotiation to various environmental non-profits around the world.

Kartik graduated from New York University School of Law with a Juris Doctor, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and competed nationally in Moot Court. Kartik also holds a B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Bioresource Engineering from McGill University, in Montreal, Canada.

Kartik is fluent in French, Hindi, and Telugu. In his spare time, Kartik enjoys mixology, jazz, the Montreal Canadiens, and cooking.

  • New York University School of Law, New York, NY
    J.D. May 2017; Member, Moot Court Board
  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    M.Sc. 2013
  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    B.Eng. 2012
  • New York, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2019
  • Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, New York University School of Law
  • “Contemplating a Domestic Regulatory and Enforcement Framework for Deep Seabed Mining,” Kartik S. Madiraju, American Bar Association Journal of Natural Resources & Environment (Fall 2019)
  • An Opportunity for Clarity on Assignor Estoppel, Malaney, K.J. and Madiraju, K.S., National Law Review, May 9, 2018
  • Whatever Happened to the Green Factors?, Madiraju, K.S., N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change Harbinger, Vol. 41 (2018)
  • Religious Freedom Isn’t Just for Hobby Lobby, It’s For Indigenous Rights, Too, Madiraju, K.S., Salon, June 22, 2017
  • Generation of electropotential using bacterial culture, Sheppard, J.D. and Madiraju, K., US Patent No. US7749727 B1, Filed Jul. 13, 2007; Issued: Jul. 6, 2010 (lapsed)
  • Mincing Words: From Padilla to Practice, Madiraju, K.S., 1 N.Y.U. Moot Ct. Proc. ___ (2016)
  • “Part 3: Chapter 2: Civil Society in the Anthropocene” in Power, Justice and Citizenship, Madiraju, K.S., Brown, P.G., 2014, Interdisciplinary Press, Oxford, UK
  • “Chapter 11: The Canadian Context: Energy” in Global Sustainable Communities Design Handbook, Madiraju, K.S., 2014. Elsevier Press, Oxford, UK
  • Carbon neutral electricity production by Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 in a microbial fuel cell, Madiraju, K.S., Lyew, D., Kok, R., Raghavan, V., 114 Biores. Tech. 214 (2011)
  • Fluent in French, Hindi, and Telugu