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Admitted to Practice

  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2011

Sanjay M. Nangia

Sanjay Nangia focuses on business litigation. Sanjay has represented technology companies, financial institutions, food companies, and many other businesses in a multitude of commercial disputes in both state and federal courts. Sanjay also supports the firm’s Financial Services Practice and Emerging Payments team, assisting with a range of consumer protection issues and regulatory law in retail financial services, including money transmission laws, Regulation E, and Electronic Fund Transfer Act.

Sanjay contributes to and has been quoted by publications such as Forbes, Law360, and Compliance Week. Sanjay is also a member of DWT’s Breach Response Team (

On the pro bono side, Sanjay advises the Digital Game Museum, a non-profit dedicated to the preservation and study of digital games. Sanjay is also part of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Sanjay received a BS in electrical engineering in 2006 and JD in 2009, both from Northwestern University. In law school, Sanjay advised entrepreneurs in launching their businesses through his work at Northwestern’s Entrepreneurship Law Center. He also spent significant time honing his litigation skills at the Center on Wrongful Convictions.

Representative Experience

Carlin, et al. v. DairyAmerica, Inc. et al.

Representing DairyAmerica in class action alleging damages from alleged improper reporting of product prices to the United States Department of Agriculture. (E.D. Cal. Ongoing)

In re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation

Defending Shizuki Electric Co. Inc. in class action alleging price fixing (N.D. Cal. Ongoing)

In re TFT-LCD antitrust litigation

Defended SANYO Consumer Electronics Corp. Ltd. with respect to price fixing allegations. (N.D. Cal. 2014)

SF Urban Forest Coalition v. City and County of San Francisco et al.

Represented SF Urban Forest Coalition in suit seeking enforcement of tree-planting laws. Obtained settlement and court order requiring correction to city's enforcement procedures. (2016)

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate, Quinn Emanuel & Sullivan LLP, San Francisco, 2009-2011

Professional & Community Activities

  • Chair, IP and Internet Law Section, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2016
  • Davis Wright Tremaine Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Advisory Board, Digital Gaming Museum
  • California Minority Counsel Program
  • Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

Professional Recognition

  • Global Competition Review Award, Litigation of the Year, Best Cartel Defense Team, Motorola Mobility v. AU Optronics, et al, 2015