Avani Patel is a Director in our Solutions Practice Group, based in Washington, D.C. She provides substantive interim and permanent staffing solutions to top-tier law firms and in-house corporate departments. She enjoys being a valuable resource to attorneys, paralegals and legal professionals.
As a native of Chicago, Avani is an avid Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls and Cubs fan. In her spare time, she enjoys going to museums, trying new restaurants, working out, volunteering and reading autobiographies.
Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Avani was a supervising attorney for the Economic Issues Program at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, where she spent five years recruiting, training and supervising attorneys. She practiced law for over eight years and has substantial experience in bankruptcy, tort defense and family law.
Avani was also previously employed by KPMG LLP and Accenture.
Chicago-Kent College of Law: LL.M., Taxation
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School: J.D.
Loyola University Chicago: B.B.A., Accounting; B.B.A., Human Resources Management
Illinois State Bar, Member
South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C., Member
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Volunteer