Pooja Sudarshan

Pooja Sudarshan
Corporate & Securities, International, M & A
Silicon Valley

Pooja Sudarshan is a corporate lawyer practicing in the firm’s Corporate & Securities and M&A groups. She focuses her practice on representing companies in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, primarily in the healthcare and technology industry sectors.


Pooja handles a wide variety of corporate transactions including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions (buy-side and sell-side), spin-out transactions, private placement financings and corporate reorganizations, and advises on related securities law matters.  She advises on complex corporate governance issues and handles intricate ‘clean-up’ initiatives. She is experienced in advising senior management on high impact strategic decisions. Pooja also assists with commercial matters, particularly those relating to the health care sector, including establishing medical device leasing programs, drafting and negotiating term loans, audits and risk management, HIPAA and HITECH issues and obtaining health care services licensing and accreditation.


Prior to joining Royse Law, Pooja was an in-house corporate/ M&A attorney at Patient Home Monitoring, where she completed several cross-border M&A and financing transactions in the $5,000,000 to $80,000,000 range and worked on a multilayered corporate reorganization transaction and a public company spin-off. She also advised on US and Canadian securities and health care law matters.


Pooja received her LLM from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2014. She also earned the Wharton Business and Law Certificate from the Wharton School in 2014. While at Penn Law, Pooja served as an Associate Editor on the East Asia Law Review.


Prior to her time at Penn Law, Pooja worked as an Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers India, where she advised international companies on establishing and expanding their presence in India. She also assisted clients in establishing ‘Software Technology Parks of India’ units, Special Economic Zones, International ‘call centers’, and advised on foreign direct investment and foreign exchange management matters.


• L.L.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School
• B.A.L.L.B., Bangalore University, India

Admitted to Practice

• California
• New York
• India


• American Bar Association
• Penn Club of San Francisco
• Penn Club of Silicon Valley
• Board Member – ACLU-NC, Santa Clara Valley Chapter