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Akshay Soman

Associate

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Akshay’s practice focuses on representing clients in a broad range of litigation matters. Prior to joining Jaszczuk P.C., Akshay was an associate at a leading global law firm and practiced transactional employee benefits and executive compensation.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law (2022)
    • University of Illinois Law Review
    • Frederick Green Moot Court Honorary Round Finalist
    • Rickert Award for Service
    • Student Bar Association President
    • Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Advocacy
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, University of Houston (2019)
    • Tier One Scholar
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Bauer Business Honors Program, The Honors College
    • Bauer in D.C. Fellow

Admissions

• State of Texas
• State of Illinois
• United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Professional History

• Associate, Sidley Austin LLP (2022-2024)

Professional Affiliations

• Member, American Association for Justice
• Member, South Asian Bar Association of Chicago
• Admissions Committee, University of Houston Law Center Pre-Law Pipeline Program


Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts

Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts

Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts — Fun Facts

Flips and Splits

I was the captain of a collegiate Bollywood dance team. In our sets, I used to be able to do flips and the splits. Don’t ask me to do either now.

Fandom

Growing up in the Dallas suburbs, I had a rough childhood being a Philadelphia Eagles fan.

Captain

Freshman year of high school, I was cut from one of the sports teams and was told “Son, you don’t look like an athlete.” I then became the captain of the varsity wrestling team two years later.

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