Mukesh Advani

Education

  • Delhi University School of Law, New Delhi – LL.B. – 1981
  • University of Delhi, India – Bachelor of Commerce – 1978

Bar Admission

  • California, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1995
  • India, 1981

Representative Cases

  • Kraus v. Trinity Management Services, Inc. (2000) 23 Cal.4th 116
  • Hassan v. Mercy American River Hospital (2003) 31 Cal.4th 709
  • Jones v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co. (1993) 26 Cal.App.4th 1717
  • Bresnahan v. Chrysler Corp. (1995) 32 Cal.App.4th 1559
  • Bresnahan v. Chrysler Corp. (1998) 65 Cal.App.3d 1149
  • Schultz v. Neovi Data Corp. (2007) 152 Cal.App.4th 86
  • LA Sound USA, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. (2007) 156 Cal.App.4th 1259
  • Satyadi v. West Contra Costa Healthcare District (2014) 232 Cal.App.4th 1022
  • World Health and Edu. Foundation v. Carolina Cas. Ins. Co. (N.D. Cal (2009) 612 F.Supp.2d 1089
  • Finance Holding Company, LLC v. The American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches (2018) 29 Cal.App.5th 663

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Honors

  • A.V. (very high (legal ability) to preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell*
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015, 2018, and 2019
  • Indo-American Community Federation’s Leadership Award
  • Minority Bar Coalition’s Award for Outstanding Service to Community

Past Positions

  • Dental & Medical Counsel, Of Counsel
  • Kelly, Herlihy, Advani, and Klein, Partne

Professional Associations

  • South Asian Bar Association (“SABA”), Past President
  • California Committee of Bar Examiners, Member
  • Ethnic Minority Relations Committee, State Bar of California, Member
  • State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the International Law Section of the
  • Employment Law Section, Contra Costa County Bar Association, Board Member and President

Current Employment Position

  • Special Counsel