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Shruti Kannan is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. Shruti’s experience includes representing financial services and engineering companies in domestic regulatory and investigations matters. Her practice also includes counseling U.S. and non-U.S. clients on investment regulatory matters, such as clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).  

Shruti is also active in the firm’s pro bono practice, where her work has included reproductive rights matters and assisting individuals and families who have experienced sexual or domestic violence. Additionally, Shruti writes frequently on legal developments in the fast-evolving areas of privacy, cybersecurity, and national security.

Prior to law school, Shruti worked on diversity and inclusion issues at two major technology companies, most recently as the Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner for Latin America at Uber Technologies. In her role, she designed a regional strategy and executed global programs in partnership with internal and external clients.


  • Hindi
  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • New York University, J.D.: Book Annotations Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics
  • Scripps College, B.A., Neuroscience: cum laude; Dean’s List

Professional Activities


  • National Women’s Law Center, Education and Workplace Justice 
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Women’s and Girls’ Rights Project 
  • Public Counsel, Women’s and Girls’ Rights Project

Corporate & Government Experience

  • Uber Technologies, Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner – Latin America/Strategy & Planning Program Manager, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Palantir Technologies, Project Manager, Diversity and Inclusion