Prachi Sharma 2018-04-23T16:17:47+00:00

PRACHI SHARMA

ASSOCIATE

  • 713.932.1540
  • psharma@givensjohnston.com
  • 713.932.1542

Prachi started working at Givens & Johnston, PLLC as a Law Clerk in 2015.  As a Law Clerk her duties included legal research on international trade regulations, writing opinions/memoranda, and reviewing documents.  Since successfully passing the Texas Bar exam in 2016 and obtaining her license from the State Bar of Texas, Prachi joined the firm as an attorney. Today, Prachi assists with a variety of legal research on international trade regulations, currency seizures, embargo and sanctions compliance, export licensing, and conducting due diligence regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. Prachi routinely handles various enforcement actions including petitions, penalties, seizures & forfeitures, and administrative inquiries

Prachi has also taken supporting roles in the review of classification issues for parts imported for vessel repair, values for foreign purchase parts, and applications for relief with regards to vessel repair.

Furthermore, Prachi is licensed to practice in her home country, India, and has substantial experience with Indian laws and culture, greatly benefiting the Indian community.

Bar & Court Association

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Delhi, India

Education

  • University of Houston Law, LLM 2014.
  • University of Delhi, Faculty of Law, LLB, 2009.
  • University of Delhi, Jesus and Mary College, B.A. with Honors in Sociology, 2006.

Professional & Civic Association

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Bar Council of Delhi, India

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu