Latha  Raghavan

Latha Raghavan


Practice Groups

Latha Raghavan is an accomplished trial attorney who has taken numerous cases to verdict. She focuses her practice on defending professional liability cases, including legal and medical malpractice matters. She has extensive experience defending long-term care institutions, nursing homes, and visiting nurses and home health care agencies in wrongful death malpractice claims, claims of violations of state and federal health regulations and in common law negligence matters.

Additionally, Latha defends complex product liability matters, employment, and general liability cases.

  • Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice)
Professional Affiliations
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Inc. (MCCA)
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel: Chair, Publications Committee; Chair, Civil Rights and Public Entity Liability Section; Diversity Initiative Committee; Ethics and Professionalism Committee; Membership Development and Retention Committee
  • Committee on Character and Fitness for the Third Judicial District, member
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 
  • Maryland
  • Rutgers University School of Law, Camden J.D., 1989
  • North East London Polytechnic B.A. Business, 1984


  • Co-Author, “Legal Malpractice Standard: When Former Client Fails to Appeal Unfavorable Judgment in the Underlying Action and Sues the Lawyer Instead,” DRI Riding the E&O Line, December 19, 2014
  • Presenter, “Recent Developments in Consumer Class Actions,” MCCA Conference, Chicago, March 2012
  • Presenter, "Building Defense Themes During Trial - Opening Statements," Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Annual Conference, July 28, 2011
  • Co-Author, "The Presentation of Probability to the Jury," FDCC Quarterly, Winter 2011
  • Presenter, "The Law Firm as the Employer," The Federation of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada, Summer 2008
  • Presenter, "Recent Trends in Discrimination and Retaliation - Expanding Workplace Protections," The Federation of Corporate Counsel Winter Meeting, Grand Bahamas, February 2008
  • Co-Author, "Municipal Strip Search Policy and the Law," For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, June 2007
  • Presenter, "Strip Search Exposure for the Public Entity," The Federation of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, 2007