Shalini Soopramanien

Shalini Soopramanien

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Shalini Soopramanien is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Banking & Finance – Major Projects Practice Group in New York. Prior to joining the Firm, Shalini worked in the project finance group of a leading US law firm and as an in-house lawyer at the African Development Bank.

Practice Focus

Shalini's practice focuses on the representation of public and private entities in the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects.

Professional Honors

  • Dean's List, Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
  • Recipient, International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress Africa Fund, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • New York State Bar Association - Member

Corporate Responsibility

  • Represented clients in pro bono cases involving VAWA and U visa applications.


  • District of Columbia~United States (2017)
  • New York~United States (2011)


  • Georgetown University Law Center (LLM with Distinction) (2016)
  • The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (LLM magna cum laude) (2011)
  • King's College London, UK (LLB Upper Second Honors) (2008)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish