Kartik is an Associate in Hausfeld’s New York office working on antitrust, environmental, and consumer protection matters. He also has experience in mass torts, consumer protection, products liability, and shareholder derivative litigation.
Prior to joining Hausfeld, Kartik was an Associate at a nonprofit public interest environmental law organization where he focused on administrative advocacy and litigation under the Toxic Substances Control Act. Kartik also previously worked at a national plaintiffs’ firm, where he represented individuals and classes harmed by pesticides, electronic cigarettes, unfair business practices by the timeshare industry, and contaminated generic pharmaceuticals. Kartik also played a key role in a shareholder derivative suit against Boeing regarding the 737 MAX aircraft, securing significant corporate reforms under one of the most challenging legal theories in Delaware Chancery.
Kartik also maintains a commitment to pro bono work, and has represented individuals in asylum matters, survivors of abuse, and public school districts seeking CARES Act funding.
Kartik is fluent in French, Hindi, and Telugu.
New York University School of Law, J.D., Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, 2017
McGill University, Master of Science in Bioresource Engineering, 2013
McGill University, Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, 2012
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
WHAT OTHERS SAY
American Bar Association
- Regional Finalist, 9th Best Oralist, 2016-17 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
- Rising Star, New York Metro (Class Action/Mass Torts), 2020
Madiraju, K.S. Contemplating a Domestic Regulatory and Enforcement Framework for Deep Seabed Mining, AM. BAR ASS’N NAT. RES & ENVT., Nov. 13, 2019.
Malaney, K.J. and Madiraju, K.S. An Opportunity for Clarity on Assignor Estoppel, NAT’L LAW REV., May 9, 2018.
Madiraju, K.S. Whatever Happened to the Green Factors?, N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change Harbinger, Vol. 41 (2018)
Madiraju, K.S. Mincing Words: From Padilla to Practice, 1 N.Y.U. Moot Ct. Proc. (2016)
Madiraju, K.S., Lyew, D., Kok, R., Raghavan, V. Carbon neutral electricity production by Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 in a microbial fuel cell. 114 Biores. Tech. 214 (2011).
Sheppard, J.D. and Madiraju, K. Generation of electropotential using bacterial culture. U.S. Patent No. US7749727 Bl Filed: Jul. 13, 2007; Issued: Jul. 6, 2010 (lapsed).