Prasad assists clients in planning, structuring, negotiating and successfully implementing business and ‎commercial transactions, and achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance. Prasad’s practice spans ‎business and commercial law, corporate finance and securities and aviation law.‎

Prasad works with clients engaged in diverse industries and sectors, including air transportation, banking, ‎education, information technology, manufacturing, natural resources, private equity and venture capital. He ‎has represented clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, as well as business ‎transactions such as acquisitions and sales of businesses, share transactions, private equity financings, ‎securities offerings, debt funding, joint ventures and international business ventures. Prasad is highly ‎experienced in advising clients on drafting and negotiating complex contracts, corporate governance ‎matters, intellectual property matters and privacy issues.‎

As a member of the firm’s Aviation Law Practice Group, Prasad represents clients on the purchase, ‎financing, and leasing of aircraft and aircraft engines, and has extensive experience in advising clients on ‎regulatory matters, certification and licencing issues and regulatory compliance matters before Transport ‎Canada and the Canadian Transportation Agency. Prasad is also a member of the firm’s International Risk ‎Management Group.‎

Before joining DLA Piper, Prasad practiced at a top-tier law firm in India in the areas of mergers and ‎acquisitions, private equity investments and corporate and commercial law, and has extensive experience ‎in advising clients in relation to investing and doing business in India.

Prasad is actively involved with the Canadian Bar Association, and is currently the chair of the National Air ‎‎and Space Law Section and an executive officer of the Alberta branch of the Technology and Intellectual ‎‎Property section. In addition to participation in the firm’s pro bono programs, Prasad also volunteers as a ‎‎mentor with the Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council‎.