Asheesh Agarwal

Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins

Asheesh Agarwal focuses his practice on business litigation, government investigations, and appellate work.  Prior to joining Ogletree, Asheesh held several senior positions in government, including as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Earlier in his career, Asheesh held senior positions in the Justice Department’s Civil Division and at the Federal Trade Commission.  Asheesh started his legal career by clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and then working at Mayor Brown.

Asheesh has handled a range of high-profile matters for clients around the country.  He has argued almost a dozen appeals in federal court and has had his work cited by the U.S. Supreme Court.  Asheesh has been quoted in numerous media outlets, including National Public Radio, the New York Times, Washington Post, and Indianapolis Star.

  • J.D., with honors, University of Chicago Law School, 1997
  • B.A., with honors, Northwestern University, 1994

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