Sushant S. Pednekar is a Law Clerk at Reidenbach & Associates and focuses on a variety of business and civil litigation as well as real estate matters. Mr. Pednekar also has a firm understanding of government and administrative law, and routinely reviews and interprets the general legislative and regulatory framework in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Pednekar provides critical research and litigation support to the firm, including engaging in litigation discovery, conducting due diligence searches and preparing research memoranda and legal documents.
Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Mr. Pednekar is admitted to the State Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa and is a member of the Bar Council of India. Mr. Pednekar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B.) from Symbiosis International University in Pune, India and a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) from the University of California, Berkeley. In both India and the United States, Mr. Pednekar was on the editorial board of international law journals of repute. He served as a member of the core cabinet of his Indian law school’s student council and was elected as the Vice-President of the student-governed body representing the master’s candidates at Berkeley Law.
When in India, Mr. Pednekar was part of a volunteer program that taught basic English and Math to the economically deprived, slum-dwelling children of Mumbai. Mr. Pednekar continues to be involved with local community development and provides pro bono legal services at Villanova Law School’s Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services (CARES). Mr. Pednekar is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Villanova University.
- Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and currently learning French
- Enjoys cricket (the sport), board games and listening to history podcasts
- Loves trying out different cuisines and adventurous foods (looking to add to his tally of goat heart, frog legs and fried lizards!)