Hamsa Mahendranathan is as an associate in Constantine Cannon’s New York office. Ms. Mahendranathan predominantly represents whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act, numerous state law equivalents, and the whistleblower programs of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Prior to joining Constantine Cannon, Ms. Mahendranathan practiced at Mayer Brown LLP where she focused on complex commercial litigation involving large financial institutions.
Ms. Mahendranathan received her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2012. While there, Ms. Mahendranathan was a Wien National Scholar, a Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Semifinalist, and a Moot Court Editor. She remains involved in Columbia’s Foundation Moot Court Program as an alumni judge. At Columbia, Ms. Mahendranathan also interned for the Honorable Theodore H. Katz (Ret.), a United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York, and spent a summer representing indigent defendants sentenced to death in Louisiana at the Capital Appeals Project. Before law school, she graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Economics and International Studies and a minor in Italian.
Ms. Mahendranathan is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.