Vinay Trivedi-Parmar, Ph.D. Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program


(February 12, 2024) – Lathrop GPM associate Vinay Trivedi-Parmar, Ph.D. has been chosen to participate in the 2024 LCLD Pathfinders program.

The Pathfinder Program is designed to train high-performing, early-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks. As a participant, Trivedi-Parmar will receive intensive in-person training, online experiential learning and opportunities to network with peers and esteemed LCLD Fellows in small group gatherings.

"Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes fostering a firm-wide DE&I culture and investing in our attorneys to promote that culture," said Cameron Garrison, Lathrop GPM Managing Partner. "I am pleased that Vinay has been named to this program as he reflects the talent and future of our firm, and our pledge to be a diversity and inclusion leader in the legal industry."

Dr. Vinay Trivedi-Parmar is an associate on the firm’s patent prosecution team with a practice specializing in the pharmaceutical arts. Vinay has extensive experience in intellectual property matters and has assisted clients ranging from startups to global pharmaceutical companies in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and in the provision of patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses. In particular, he has worked on and developed patent portfolios covering novel chemical entities (including small molecules, peptides, and modified nucleic acids), prodrugs, polymorphs, drug formulations, dosage forms, methods of treatment, synthetic methods, etc.

Trained as a medicinal chemist, Vinay has research experience spanning the various stages of the drug discovery process, including organic synthesis, lead optimization, and biological assaying.

Founded in 2009, LCLD is an organization of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession.