Debashish is an associate in Hausfeld’s San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on private antitrust enforcement via complex multidistrict litigation and class actions.
Debashish’s experience includes pre-filing investigation, pleadings, dispositive motion practice, e-discovery negotiation and management, depositions, class certification, and mediation.
Prior to joining Hausfeld, Debashish spent five years with a leading plaintiff-side firm litigating securities class actions in federal courts across the country. In one of those cases, Debashish was a member of the trial team that secured a rare jury verdict holding a pharmaceutical corporation and its CEO accountable for their fraud upon a class of injured shareholders. And from his experience in the litigation finance space, Debashish is skilled at evaluating cases and making recommendations accordingly.
Debashish earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he served as a Staff Editor of Hastings Business Law Journal and a Senior Notes Editor of Constitutional Law Quarterly. During his time at UC Hastings, Debashish externed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California for the Honorable Laurel Beeler, and he also served as a teaching assistant in legal writing and moot court courses. Debashish earned his B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University.
Debashish's current clients include both large and small businesses, as well as consumers and he previously represented institutional investors, such as municipal and union pension funds, in a wide range of federal securities litigation.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law – J.D. – 2016
Stanford University – B.A. – 2010
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Board Member, Federal Bar Association – San Diego Chapter (2017-20)
Board Member, American Constitution Society – San Diego Lawyers Chapter (2017-18)
Alumni Mentor, UC Hastings Alumni Bar Passage Mentor Program (2018 - present)
Member, American Bar Association - Antitrust Section
- The Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law: Discouraging State Courts from Recognizing Foreign- Country Money Judgments in Absence of Debtor’s Assets, 12 Hastings Bus. L.J. 281 (2016)
- "The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Upholds a District Court Decision Dismissing a Case Alleging Exclusionary Practices on the Grounds that Consumer Welfare is Unaffected and a Demonstrable Intention to Exclude in Some Situations is Legitimate," Concurrences (July 29, 2022)
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UC Hastings Pro Bono Society
First Place, UC Hastings Dean & Chancellor’s Essay Contest (2016)