Tucker Arensberg is pleased to welcome Vijya Patel to our firm. Ms. Patel focuses her practice on Litigation and has gained invaluable experience during her tenure serving as Assistant Solicitor for the Allegheny County Health Department. As the Assistant Solicitor, Vijya was responsible for supporting air quality, housing, food safety, plumbing, water pollution control and waste management programs in their enforcement operations. Vijya also served on the Hazard Investigation and Regulation team in support of the Department’s bid for reaccreditation before the Public Health Accreditation Board and compiled examples and developed narratives to demonstrate that the Department’s policies, projects, and initiatives met the Public Health Accreditation Board’s standards. Prior to this, Ms. Patel also gained practical experience serving as Law Clerk at the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta, Georgia and was Counsel for a pharmaceuticals manufacturing company.
Vijya earned her Juris Doctor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, her Master of Science in Global Health and Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh, and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. To learn more about Vijya click here.