SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Silicon Legal Strategy today announced that Rupa Bhandari has joined the firm in its San Francisco office as Director of Legal Operations.
Rupa plays a strategic role in the overall management of the firm as it continues to scale while also maintaining its people-focused culture. Rupa empowers the legal practice by collaborating with all departments to develop and refine processes that drive increased efficiency, more robust team communication, and even better client service.
Prior to joining SLS, Rupa was Assistant Dean for Career Management at Santa Clara University School of Law. Rupa received her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and her B.A.s in English and Communication Studies from UCLA.
“For years, I have known about SLS and its reputation for being very client-focused and efficient”, said Bhandari. “I was very impressed with SLS’s intentionality, thoughtfulness, and level of communication in everything they do – including their hiring process. I’m excited to join this team and continue to refine and build systems to support the firm in providing that stellar service to our clients.”
“Silicon Legal’s key to success has been its laser focus on creating a platform that truly empowers its employees to do their very best work and deliver top flight client service,” said Andre Gharakhanian, partner at Silicon Legal. “Rupa’s impressive background and deep alignment with our vision will help us continue to maintain this world class platform, while preserving our unique culture.”
About Silicon Legal Strategy
Silicon Legal Strategy is the premier boutique law firm providing targeted, bottom-line-oriented advice to technology startups, innovative entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. Trained at the top firms in Silicon Valley, our attorneys and staff are incredibly passionate about technology and have extensive experience representing early stage companies and investors. We are a known quantity in Silicon Valley, and work with or sit across the table from every major law firm in the area. Perhaps most importantly, we ourselves are entrepreneurs. We truly understand the challenges of a startup — like building and motivating a team, creating repeatable processes to ensure continued customer satisfaction at scale and dealing with infrastructure issues. We face these challenges every day — and as a result, are able to deliver more relevant, bottom-line-oriented advice. Put simply, we actually “get” what entrepreneurs are going through.