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, including information technology, air transportation, manufacturing, education and natural resources, on a range of corporate and commercial matters and transactions such as acquisitions and sales of businesses, private equity financings, debt funding, joint ventures, intellectual property matters, privacy and communication law issues and international business ventures. Prasad has a keen interest in the aviation industry and is a member of the firm’s aviation law practice group. He advises clients in relation to purchase, sale and leasing transactions for airframes and engines, certification and regulatory compliance matters before Transport Canada, and has represented clients in proceedings before the Canadian Transportation Agency.

Additionally, Prasad advises public and post-secondary educational bodies on commercial arrangements, procurement, donations and funding, and regulatory compliance with education and privacy legislation.

Prasad is an executive officer of Canadian Bar Association’s Air and Space Law Section, and is also a member of the Securities Law and Technology and Intellectual Property sections. Prasad is also actively involved in the firm’s pro bono initiatives and programs.

Prasad also has extensive experience in advising clients in relation to investing and doing business in India. 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. He has advised clients extensively on inbound and outbound foreign investment policies and regulations. He has also advised state and municipal governments in India on information technology initiatives and procurements.