Mithun B. Kamath Joins the Firm as Of Counsel
We are pleased to welcome Mithun Kamath as Of Counsel to the firm. Before joining the firm, Mithun served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Orleans Parish District Attorney and an Assistant District Attorney focused on appellate matters. His work will help continue the firm’s investment into building out its white collar, government and internal investigation, and appellate practice. Welcome to the team, Mithun!
A New Orleans native, Mithun received his J.D. from Columbia Law School and B.A. from Tulane University. In addition to his service at the District Attorney’s Office, Mithun helped launch and was the first Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans’ Goldring Family Foundation Center for Jewish-Multicultural Affairs. Mithun also is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he teaches “The Intersection of Law, Policy & Politics.”
Mithun B. Kamath
Mithun Kamath is a civil and criminal litigator with broad experience in government and internal investigations and appellate matters. He obtained his J.D. from Columbia Law School and B.A. from Tulane University. While in law school, Mithun served on the Columbia Journal of European Law and was involved in the Columbia Society of International Law. Now back at home, Mithun is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he teaches “The Intersection of Law, Policy & Politics.”
Mithun joined the firm after serving as Chief Administrative Officer & Assistant District Attorney for the Orleans Parish District Attorney, where he directed the operations of the office and focused on appellate matters. He has argued at the Louisiana Supreme Court, Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
From 2018 to 2021, Mithun helped launch and was the first Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans’ Goldring Family Foundation Center for Jewish-Multicultural Affairs, an innovative in-house initiative that contains all of the Federation’s external affairs programming. He was also Staff Counsel and Director of Governmental Affairs & External Partnerships at the Federation, a role in which he focused on in-house legal matters, political outreach, community relations, advocacy, and revenue generation.
Mithun is a dedicated public servant. He is currently a board member for the Committee for a Better New Orleans and a Louisiana Advocacy Ambassador for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is also a past committee member for the Unanimous Jury Coalition.
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