We have exciting updates and announcements from Comar Law! First, we are pleased to welcome Kate Westmoreland and Rajeev Ananda to CL. Together Kate and Rajeev bring over 20 years of experience to the practice. If you haven't already worked with Kate or Rajeev you can learn more about them below!
In addition to welcoming Kate and Rajeev, we have also moved to a new office. We are now located at 995 Market St., 2nd Floor (just around the corner from the Impact Hub). The new space is at the WeWork Mid-Market location. We look forward to more collaborations and partnerships as we get to know the WeWork community.
Finally we thank you for your continued support of Comar Law during this exciting period of growth. We are looking forward to a busy and fruitful 2016. In the mean time we wish you a happy and safe holiday season!
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 Law, 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 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 Law, 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.