Rohit H. Kirpalani has been the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Atlanticus Holdings Corporation since1998. In his capacity as General Counsel, Rohit oversees legal and regulatory matters involving Atlanticus and its subsidiaries, and actively works with senior management and business segment leaders in structuring and negotiating business transactions.
Prior to joining Atlanticus, Rohit was an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and before that at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in their Washington, DC offices. While at Orrick, Rohit acted as counsel to banks and their asset-backed commercial paper vehicles in connection with their structured finance and asset backed lending activities; he also worked with other clients on asset securitizations and on the purchase and sale of receivables portfolios. As an associate at Milbank, Rohit worked with issuers and underwriters on a full range of capital markets products, including registered initial public offerings, secondary offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings.
Currently, Rohit serves on the board of directors of Self-Reliant Inc, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization focused on working with NGOs to help make developmentally delayed children become independent adults. Rohit also serves on the National Advisory Council of the South Asians Bar Association of North America, an organization focused on, among other things, promoting civil rights and access to justice.