Mitesh is a commercial litigator with over a decade of success representing individuals and companies across the United States. He represents Fortune 500 companies and high-net worth individuals in high stakes litigation. Over the years, he has successfully defended insurance companies, energy companies, airlines, manufacturers, physicians and pharmaceutical companies in class actions, wrongful death actions and business disputes. Recently, Mitesh was appointed as a Deputy Attorney General to represent the State of Alabama in a litigation matter. A seasoned negotiator, Mitesh has also recovered millions of dollars when representing his clients as the plaintiff in litigation. He is one of the youngest members of the Firm to be included in the The Best Lawyers in America© a ranking he has earned consistently since 2013. His skills as a litigator are also recognized by Benchmark Litigation® and Super Lawyers®. Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Mitesh served as federal law clerk to the Honorable James H. Hancock.
Along with his active litigation practice, Mitesh currently chairs the Business Advisory Board for Southern Research, a global research and development organization that has led the market in developing drugs for cystic fibrosis and cancer, and a leading engineering, energy and environmental research organization. Mitesh is the president-elect of the Alabama India Business Partnership (AIBP), an organization that actively works to increase investment between Indian and Alabama based corporations.
Mitesh serves on the firm's Executive committee.