NISHA CHANDRAN is an associate in Sidley’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice. She represents individual and corporate clients in internal investigations, white collar criminal matters, complex civil litigation and Section 1983 litigation. Prior to joining Sidley, Nisha served as a PILI Graduate Fellow at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law and worked for several years in public relations, specializing in Crisis & Issues Management. Most recently, she clerked for the Honorable Scott M. Matheson of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit.
Nisha earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif and received the Rickert Award for Excellence in Academics. While in law school, she served as an articles editor for the University of Illinois Law Review. She also interned for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Illinois.