Rahul Hari


Rahul Hari is an Associate at Wilkinson Stekloff.  Before joining the firm, Rahul practiced at Sidley Austin LLP in Los Angeles, CA. 

Rahul attended law school at New York University School of Law, where he served as an Administrative Board Member of the Moot Court Program and a Fellow with the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement.  Rahul also served as a litigation extern in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Raymond J. Ikola, California Court of Appeal.

Rahul also maintains an active pro bono practice. In partnership with the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (LACLJ), Rahul has successfully represented survivors of domestic abuse in hearings and trials in L.A. Superior Court. Rahul served as lead trial counsel in a four-day trial that resulted in his client receiving primary physical and legal custody of her four minor children as well as a sizeable allocation of the marital property.


  • Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine, B.A. (2013)
  • Law: New York University School of Law, J.D. cum laude (2016)

Notable Matters

  • Member of the trial teams that won complete defense verdicts in Russell v. Janssen and Cooney v. Janssen, the second and third state-court bellwether trials involving Xarelto in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas.
  • Member of the trial team that won a complete defense verdict on behalf of Bayer in a multi-state consumer fraud class action involving One A Day multivitamins in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
  • Drafted Supreme Court, Seventh and Fourth Circuit amicus briefs addressing school policies that prohibited transgender students from using the restroom that conformed with their gender identity.

Other Activities

During law school, Rahul was twice invited to participate in Baylor Law School’s “Top Gun” trial competition. Sixteen of the country’s leading student advocates compete to be named the country’s best advocate. Rahul won the competition in 2015 and was named runner-up in 2016.

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