Krisha Yadav-Ranjan draws upon her experience in civil and environmental litigation and background in toxicology to support client cases where a scientific perspective is an important complement to the practice of law.
Prior to joining Somach Simmons & Dunn, Krisha handled litigation cases at two southern California law firms, worked with the in-house counsel team of a biotechnology company, and drafted patent applications for inventions developed by medical professionals. She also worked as a research scientist at the Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment in California’s Environmental Protection Agency in Sacramento. There she investigated ambient air pollution in rural agricultural communities with an environmental justice focus.
While attending DePaul University College of Law, Krisha was selected as lead article editor of the Journal of Health Care Law. During her undergraduate studies in Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis, Krisha served as president and founder of the student organization, Women in STEM.
In her free time, Krisha enjoys gardening, hiking, yoga, and playing sports.