Mr. Mahadass is a Managing Partner and Shareholder at Paranjpe & Mahadass LLP and represents plaintiffs in complex civil/commercial litigation, class actions, and personal injury litigation. While working with the team at Paranjpe & Mahadass LLP, Mr. Mahadass has represented radiation exposure victims, employment discrimination victims, those injured in automobile accidents, cyber bullying victims, students injured by their school, and many others, against insurance companies and other types of corporations.
Prior to forming Paranjpe & Mahadass LLP, Mr. Mahadass was an Assistant District Attorney (“ADA”) for Harris County. While representing Harris County, the county with the third largest population in the United States, Mr. Mahadass honed his representation skills while dealing with over 60 cases per day. Before his time as an ADA, Mr. Mahadass represented Harris County on the civil side, as an Assistant Staff Attorney for the Harris County Office of Court Management and an Assistant General Counsel for the Harris County Attorney’s Office. In both of these roles, he further developed his problem solving and legal skills while assisting Harris County judges and other elected officials. Before he held these positions, Mr. Mahadass clerked for the Honorable R. Jack Cagle, formerly a Civil Court Judge and currently Harris County Commissioner Precinct 4, where he learned civil court procedures and jurisdictional issues. Through his prior experiences, Mr. Mahadass has expertise in leading negotiations, drafting motions, preparing other litigation documents, and arguing motions in court.
Mr. Mahadass was born in Trenton, New Jersey and raised in both Trenton and Pennington, New Jersey. Mr. Mahadass stayed in New Jersey for high school and graduated from the prestigious Princeton Day School. Following high school graduation, Mr. Mahadass moved to New Orleans and graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelors of Science in Management, with majors in two business fields, magna cum laude. While living in New Orleans, Mr. Mahadass made frequent trips to visit family, who remain like his second parents, in Houston. These visits cemented Mr. Mahadass’ love for the City of Houston, a city he first visited when he was twelve years old. Deciding to explore another city before settling down in Houston, Mr. Mahadass went to Atlanta after college, where he graduated from the Emory University School of Law.
Mr. Mahadass is currently a good standing Member of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Mahadass is a proud member of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, where he serves as Chair of the Diversity Committee. Mr. Mahadass is also on the board of the Tulane University Alumni Association of Houston, where he serves as Vice President for over 5,000 alumni in the Houston area. Mr. Mahadass further works with his alma mater by participating on the board of the Tulane Association of Business Alumni of Houston. Mr. Mahadass was a board member of the South Asian Bar Association of Houston for over 6 years, including past President, during which time the organization expanded significantly. In his spare time, Mr. Mahadass enjoys playing golf, watching a variety of sports, exploring the Houston restaurant scene, and spending time with his family and friends.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
80% Personal Injury Litigation
20% Complex Civil / Commercial Litigation and Class Actions
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
J.D. Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
B.S., Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Tulane University
Major: Management and Marketing, Tulane University
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
South Asian Bar Association, President, 2014 – 2015
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2009 – 2012
Harris County Office of Court Management, Assistant Staff Attorney, 2006 – 2008
Location: Houston, Texas