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Manita Rawat Named “Best of the Bar’ by the Las Vegas Business Press

Las Vegas based Indian American attorney Manita Rawat is named “Best of the Bar” by the Las Vegas Business Press for her expertise in Intellectual Property and Patent law.

Manita Rawat is an Associate with the law firm Armstrong Teasdale.  Manita is a member of the Intellectual Services group. Her practice focuses on patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution. Manita also has experience in intellectual property litigation and can counsel clients in pre-litigation enforcement of rights by performing infringement analysis, providing enforcement strategies, preparing cease and desist letters, and negotiating settlement agreements.

Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Manita was a staff attorney at Holland and Hart where she was involved with patent, intellectual property, and copyright prosecution and litigation.  Manita also worked with the local law firm Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen and Sanders where she worked primarily in the area of civil litigation, including medial malpractice defense. At Alverson she gained significant discovery, pre-trial and trial experience: conducted depositions, argued court hearings in state and federal courts, prepared written discovery requests and responses, and assisted with trial preparation.

Manita’s graduated  from the University of Reno with degree in Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics.   Rawat attended law school at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has lived in Las Vegas for five years working as an attorney.
Prior to attending law school, she worked for the Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Environmental Protection Agency where she developed standards and upper tolerance limits for harmful toxins on land sites and analyzed technical issues in legislative bills related to environmental compliance. Manita also spent time as a researcher for the biochemistry department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she worked to advance footprinting methods to study polysaccharide-protein interactions.

Manita is passionately involved with the NV State Democratic Party and had an honor to become a first Indian American from Nevada to be selected as a delegate to the 2008 National Democratic Convention.

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