Avinash (Avi) Ganatra is a capital markets and M&A lawyer based in Manhattan, New York, where he has lived and practiced for over 25 years. Avi is married to Dr. Anjna Ganatra, an accomplished physician and health care leader, and they have three children, Akaash, Anjali, and Akshay.
Avi was born to lawyer parents and grew up in Mumbai where he obtained his B.Com. and LL.B. degrees. He obtained the LL.M. degree from the prestigious New York University (NYU) School of Law in 1994. Avi practiced for a majority of his career at global law firm Skadden Arps, and was a partner at global law firms Dewey & LeBoeuf and Squire Sanders. He now has his own corporate law firm based in Manhattan, Ganatra Law PLLC (ganatralaw.com), and serves as outside general counsel to his clients.
Avi is passionate about creative writing and has written several shorts stories and poems. He is currently working on his first novel.