Shruti's Profile

Shruti is an Associate in Maynard Cooper’s Securities and Financial Services practice group. She primarily represents brokerage firms in arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Shruti clerked on the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama with the Honorable Jim Hughey and the Honorable Tamara Harris Johnson.

Shruti received her JD from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she was the Acquisitions Editor for the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review. Shruti was also a member of the Healthcare Transactional Moot Court Team and the Trial Team. She holds a BA in International Studies, Political Science, and Spanish from the University of Mississippi. During her time at Ole Miss, Shruti studied abroad in Valparaiso, Chile and was the president of the Mock Trial team.

Shruti speaks conversational Spanish and is a native speaker of Tamil.

Shruti's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • Junior Board of WBHM

Shruti's Publications

Earning Immunity Under 47 U.S.C. § 230, 8.2 Ala CR & CL (2017)


Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Mississippi

Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2017, J.D.; Acquisitions Editor, Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review, Academic scholarship recipient, Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, Healthcare Transactional Moot Court Team, and Trial Team)
  • University of Mississippi
    • (2014, B.A.; magna cum laude, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Croft Institute of International Studies, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, and Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honors societies)

Clerkships

Tenth Judicial Circuit of Alabama


Monday, January 27, 2020

MAYNARD COOPER ADDS EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATE TO SECURITIES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE GROUP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (January 27, 2020) — Maynard Cooper is pleased to announce that Shruti Jaishankar has joined the Birmingham office as an Associate in Maynard Cooper’s Securities and Financial Services practice group. Shruti is experienced in representing brokerage firms in arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Prior...

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