Nikhil Sud is a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with ASG’s South Asia practice, where he draws on his expertise in regulatory law to advise clients on regulatory, legal, and policy issues across the region and around the world, helping them develop strategies for both short-term and long-term growth.
Before joining ASG, Mr. Sud was an attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP in Washington, DC, where his practice focused on advising Google on legal and policy issues relating to competition law matters, including investigations by regulatory agencies, in multiple jurisdictions including India, the U.S., and Europe. Additionally, Mr. Sud advised clients in various industries, including pharmaceutical firms and media companies, on a variety of regulatory issues such as antitrust, intellectual property, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the False Claims Act. Additionally, Mr. Sud has written on data protection issues, censorship, and FCPA compliance in India, and contributed regularly to the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee Tidbits Bulletin, examining developments at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property internationally.
Mr. Sud's writing on regulatory policy appears regularly in leading Indian publications, including MediaNama and MoneyControl.
Mr. Sud received a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as Senior Editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, and Senior Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. He also clerked for the Supreme Court of India. A member of the Phi Beta Kappa society, he received his B.A., magna cum laude from Yale University, in Economics.
Mr. Sud is admitted to the bar in Washington, D.C and Massachusetts. He is proficient in Hindi, and based in Washington, D.C.