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Panth, Avi

Avi Panth

Direct Tel: +1 202-538-8214, Direct Fax: +1 202-538-8100
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Avi Panth is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington D.C. office.  His practice focuses on white collar criminal matters, government investigations, and complex commercial litigation.  Avi has also represented pro bono clients in immigration and veterans matters. 

Prior to joining the firm, Avi was a Government Affairs Manager and advisor to the Director of Naval Reactors, a 4-Star Navy Admiral responsible for nuclear-powered warships.  Avi managed the organization’s responses to high-stakes congressional investigations and oversight inquiries, interfacing directly with Members of Congress, committee staff, and other investigators.  Avi is experienced at preparing officials for testimony at congressional hearings and committee staff interviews.  He has also developed and executed public communications strategies incident to ongoing investigations.  Previously, Avi served on active duty in the Navy, where he was responsible for the design, testing, construction, and acquisition of VIRGINIA-class submarine nuclear reactor systems.

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • (J.D., cum laude, 2017)
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • (M.Eng., Nuclear Engineering, 2014)
  • Duke University
  • (B.S.Eng., cum laude, Public Policy and Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2011)
  • Brookings Executive Education (a partnership of the Brookings Institution and Washington University in St. Louis)
  • (Certificate in Policy Strategy, 2018)
  • (Certificate in Public Leadership, 2018)
  • United States Naval War College
  • (Certificate in Strategy and War, 2016)
  • Bettis Reactor Engineering School
  • (Department of Energy/U.S. Navy 5200 Subspecialty Code in Nuclear Engineering, 2012)
The District of Columbia Bar; The State Bar of Virginia
  • Co-Inventor: Patent No. 8,888,820 (“Delocalized Infrastructure Power Grid and Devices”)
  • Co-Author: “The Evolving Terrorist Threat." Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis 7 (2012)