Swati Kothari, Esq., is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and has been practicing law for over a decade. Ms. Kothari acquired her first law degree (LLB) at Government Law College in Bombay, India. After immigrating to the US, she went back to law school and received her second law degree (JD) from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, NJ. She then served a clerkship with The Honorable John S. Holston, Jr. J.S.C., in Gloucester County, NJ. Next, she joined the Division of Law, State of New Jersey, as a Deputy Attorney General in Tort Litigation.
She was then appointed as Legal Counsel for the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs ("DMAVA") under Health and Human Services. In 2008, she opened her law practice, where she has handled a variety of matters from representing small and minority-owned businesses, forming and advising various nonprofit organizations, providing representation in family law matters, representing individualsand corporations in immigration cases, and has focused on the representation of women and start-up companies
Ms. Kothari is a trained civil mediator through the Superior Court of New Jersey as well as a proficient litigator, with experience litigating matters in New Jersey’s Superior, Appellate,and Administrative Courts, and Pennsylvania’s Courts of Common Pleas, Federal Bankruptcy and Immigration Courts. As an active professional in the community, she has presented a Wills and Estates Seminar for Seniors of India Temple Association and was also a Guest Panelist at PNC Bank’s “Businesswomen’s Networking Seminar” in 2010. Ms. Kothari is currently the Vice-Chair of the District IIIB Ethics Committee, Burlington County, under the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Ms. Kothari is fluent in Hindi, Gujarati,and Marathi. She is proud to represent clients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as collaborate with counterparts in India on business and family law matters.