D. Inder Comar

LEGAL DIRECTOR

Licensed to practice before both the California and New York bars, Inder's areas of specialty include business and corporate law, outside counsel, trials and appeals, intellectual property, social enterprise, and civil and human rights. 

Prior to opening Comar LLP in 2010, Inder spent four years at Latham & Watkins LLP, one of the largest law firms in the world. At Latham & Watkins, he handled complex litigations on behalf of the world’s most well-known businesses and institutions, in areas as diverse as antitrust, employment, and intellectual property. He also spent a year working at The Alliance for Children’s Rights, a Los Angeles nonprofit dedicated to supporting foster children.

A trained negotiator and mediator, Inder obtained his Juris Doctorate at the New York University School of Law. He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and International Relations. 

Inder has lived and worked in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain, Romania, and India and speaks German and Spanish. 

KATE WESTMORELAND

COUNSEL

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Kate is an international lawyer licensed to practice in both California and Australia. She has over nine years of experience working with government, the United Nations, and academia on international law, data privacy, and human rights.  

A non-residential fellow with the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, Kate is recognized as an expert in international jurisdiction and government access to user data. She provides consulting advice to cloud-based companies and digital rights organizations on issues of privacy and responsible access to user data. 

At Comar LLP, Kate acts as counsel to advise startups and early-stage companies on matters of civil litigation and corporate financing. She excels at researching the law on complex and novel situations, analyzing the implications for business, and providing advice that is accurate, concise, and pragmatic.

Kate is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US) and holds a Master of Laws in International Law (with merit) from the Australian National University, Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland (First Class Honors), and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland.

Rajeev ananda

COUNSEL

Rajeev is an experienced attorney specializing in commercial litigation, corporate compliance, and contract negotiation. Rajeev is admitted to practice in New York and California.

Prior to joining Comar LLP, Rajeev served as General Counsel for a healthcare technology company where he oversaw all legal matters, including negotiating vendor and licensing agreements as well as HIPAA and HITECH compliance. Prior to that, Rajeev was an Associate at a litigation boutique firm where he represented clients in a variety of litigation and obtained significant trial, appellate, and arbitration experience.   Rajeev was also an Associate at a major, national law firm, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, where he represented a large pharmaceutical company in its products liability litigations across the U.S.

Rajeev obtained his Juris Doctorate at the New York University School of Law. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, where he earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry and Political Science. 

Rajeev provides his clients with his sophisticated legal acumen while at the same time understanding their practical business needs.

 

KRISTIAN LIGARAY

PARALEGAL

Kristian Ligaray has been a paralegal at Comar LLP since 2014 and assists the firm in the editing, review, drafting and record keeping of corporate documents. Having held positions in the information technology, retail, business and customer service fields, Kristian brings a wide array of talents to Comar Law.  In addition to his duties as paralegal, one of Kristian’s interests is photography and he enjoys spending free time studying different techniques in the field.