Prathyusha Chenji
Associate

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309

Overview

Prathyusha Chenji focuses her practice on copyright and trademark law.

Prior to joining the firm, Prathyusha was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Miguel A. Torres, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas where she managed a full civil docket, reviewed matters related to copyright infringement, labor and employment (ADA), products liability, constitutional rights, social security, 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Civil Rights, wire fraud, and death penalty sanctions. Previously, Prathyusha was a Racial Justice Legal fellow at Justice in Aging in Washington, D.C. where her work focused on Health Care Rights Law, §1557 of the Affordable Care Act, and its impact on aging populations with limited English proficiency (LEP).

While attending law school, Prathyusha served as a trademarks and marketing legal extern for a multinational beverage corporation headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jill A. Pryor in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and to the Honorable Jane C. Barwick in the Superior Court of Fulton County. Prathyusha served as a Congressional Intern for Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) in the U.S. House of Representatives. She also worked as a summer associate in the intellectual property, real estate, and corporate practice groups of an international law firm in its Atlanta, Georgia office.

Prathyusha’s native language is Telugu. She is proficient in Hindi, has advanced fluency in French, and can speak conversational Tamil and Urdu. She is currently learning Korean.

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Emory University School of Law J.D. (2019) with honors, Dean’s Awards, Break the Cycle Award, Pro Bono Publico Award

Northwestern University, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences B.A., Asian Languages and Civilizations (2015)

Admissions

Georgia (2022)

Clerkships

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas - Honorable Miguel A. Torres (Jan 2021-Jan 2022)

Professional & Community Activities

National Association of Asian American Professionals - Atlanta (NAAAP Atlanta), VP, Communications

South Asian Bar Association – Georgia (SABA-GA), Board of Directors

Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA), Nominations Committee, Communications Co-Chair (2020-21)

Southern Poverty Law Center, Hindi Legal Translator (2016-19)

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LGBTQ Legal Services Volunteer (2018-19)

Gate City Bar Association, Justice Robert Benham Law Camp Mock Trial Coach

Social Justice Moderator

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