Niyati Shah is General Counsel for Utopia with global responsibilities for managing legal, compliance, and risk management functions of the company. Niyati brings a wealth of legal expertise to Utopia’s leadership team where she supports driving strategic growth and operational goals.
Prior to her role as General Counsel for Utopia, Niyati focused on corporate law for multinational, mid-level and small businesses in the IT industry. Niyati’s strong analytical background helped propel the corporate legal needs of her clients and provided them strategic direction enabling them to meet compliance standards and internal HR requirements. Niyati expanded the scope of her expertise to managing resolution of labor and employment issues and other corporate matters, including the drafting and reviewing of a variety of agreements, advising on HR policies and recordkeeping requirements. Prior to joining Utopia, Niyati followed her entrepreneurial spirit founding her own firm, where she continued her corporate law practice.
Niyati received her Juris Doctorate from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law and is licensed by the State Board of California and Texas. Niyati completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of California - Los Angeles, while also completing a Business program at the HAAS school of Business at the University of California - Berkeley.