McGuireWoods San Francisco associate Neelam Takhar will join e-commerce
company Stitch Fix as associate counsel on April 5, 2021. In this role, she
will advise on wide-ranging issues relating to new product development,
data privacy, and influencer marketing, as well as negotiate commercial
agreements and review creative assets for intellectual property compliance.
Her last day at the firm is March 26.
Since joining McGuireWoods’ Financial Services Litigation Department in
January 2019, Takhar focused her practice on counseling financial
institutions and fintech companies on legal, regulatory and product
development initiatives for diverse and novel products. Her experience
spans commercial agreements, data privacy matters, complex business
litigation, state licensing requirements, state and federal regulatory
inquiries and more. During her tenure, Takhar frequently wrote about
fintech and privacy topics for the firm’s
Consumer FinSights and
Password Protected blogs.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Takhar was in-house counsel at the largest
global online lender for small businesses, publicly listed on the London
“I’m very grateful for the tremendous personal and professional growth I
experienced during my time at McGuireWoods and look forward to starting
this next chapter in my career,” Takhar said.
“Neelam has been a valued member of our department and we will miss her
hard work and dedication on behalf of our firm. Stitch Fix is fortunate to
have her on its team,” said partner
Cheryl Haas, chair of McGuireWoods’ Financial Services Litigation Department.