Kalpana is a partner in the Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, she has secured significant victories for her clients in antitrust, patent, trade secret, copyright, class action, and other disputes. Her practice includes pursuing and defending patent infringement actions, including cases involving standard essential telecommunications patents; gaming and graphics patents; and cyber security software. Kalpana served as a commissioner on the Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission of the California State Bar, which vets the governor’s potential judicial candidates. She taught a course on Class Actions at UCLA Law School. Kalpana sits on the Board of the Western Justice Center and previously served on the executive committee of the South Asian Bar Association of North America. She is a member of the California Bar Foundation. Before becoming a lawyer, she reported for The Associated Press in Washington D.C., covering national media and telecommunications policy.