Dorothy Thomas : Independent Director from Kochhar & Co
She is Partner heading the Chennai office of Kochhar& Co. She headed the US operations of Kochhar& Co for the last 4 years and has just returned back to Chennai. She has served as Partner with the firm for 10 years.
Kochhar& Co. is one of the leading and largest corporate law firms in India. The Firm enjoys the distinction of being the only Indian law firm with full service offices in the six prominent Indian cites of New Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Bangalore, Chennai (Madras), Gurgaon and Hyderabad, and three overseas offices in the United States (in Atlanta, GA), Singapore and Tokyo, Japan Dorothy is the co-founding Partner of the Chennai office, which today is ranked as one of the best law firm in the State of TamilNadu, India. Dorothy served on Board of several corporations and has been lead consultant for companies with business interests in India.Her professional experiences combined with establishing successful ventures represent a broad spectrum of her capabilities inlaw and business development skills.
Dorothy has been profiled by Business Line, Dinamani and Vikitan leading magazines in the state of Tamil Nadu as LeadingCorporate Attorney. She hascontributed chapter on Entry Strategy options and Visa Regulations in Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Doing Business in India published by Thomson West. She has also authored the Country Handbook for India for Thomson West publications.
LL.B. - Symbiosis Law College, University of Pune, India (Gold Medalist)
DCPL - University of Pune (Consumer Protection Laws)
DLL - University of Pune (Labor Laws)
Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)
Bar Council of Tamil Nadu, India
Advocates Association, Chennai, India