Rashmi Chandra

President 2020-21, Vice-President 2018-19, 2019-2020, SABAC Board of Directors since 2017

Rashmi Chandra is an experienced Intellectual Property/Information Technology lawyer who served as Executive Director and Head of the Intellectual Property/Technology law practice group at Aetna Inc., one of the nation’s premier providers of health care, dental, pharmacy, disability insurance. At Aetna she oversaw all legal and strategic enforcement and maintenance issues relating to the Aetna enterprise and its subsidiaries’ intellectual property assets. In addition, her work focused on brand counseling, IP licensing, advertising reviews, media, technology and software legal issues, oversight of the patent portfolio and social media. She is currently serving as General Counsel of The Piton Group.

Rashmi graduated with a J.D. as a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar from Columbia Law School and an LL.M from Northwestern University School of Law. She began her career as an IP transactional attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, and subsequently joined W.W. Grainger, Inc. as Senior Corporate Counsel before joining Aetna. She also serves on the Board of Directors for SNEHA, a Connecticut-based network for women of South Asian origin and their families.