Sohan Dasgupta

Dr. Sohan Dasgupta

Attorney, Schaerr Jaffe LLP

Sohan Dasgupta, JD, PhD, is Senior Counsel at Schaerr | Jaffe LLP.  Dr. Dasgupta practices litigation; investigations; regulatory and compliance matters; and international disputes.  He represents clients before the Supreme Court of the United States and elsewhere in the judiciary; and before the agencies and Congress.  Sohan Dasgupta served as the Deputy General Counsel of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  He also served as Special Counsel of the United States Department of Education (ED).  In government, Sohan Dasgupta played a prominent leadership role in numerous consequential matters involving national security, intelligence, domestic policy, and international affairs.  

Dr. Dasgupta was honored to serve as a law clerk to Judge Consuelo M. Callahan at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Judge David A. Faber at the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.  Dr. Dasgupta earned his Ph.D. in the law of international trade and arbitration at the University of Cambridge.  His book International Interplay: The Future of Expropriation Across International Dispute Settlement offered constructive solutions in this field.  Sohan Dasgupta earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia University; his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley (Order of the Coif); and his M.Sc. from the University of Oxford. 

Dr. Dasgupta is an adjunct law professor at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School.  Furthermore, he is regularly invited to address Parliaments and Congresses (including the Hungarian Parliament, the Congress of Guatemala, and the Latin American Parliament) on various legal and economic issues.  



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