Debashish  Bakshi

Debashish Bakshi



Debashish Bakshi is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation. Most recently, he was a member of the Firm’s trial team in Hsu v. Puma Biotechnology, Inc., No. SACV15-0865 (C.D. Cal.), a securities fraud class action that resulted in a verdict in favor of investors after a two-week jury trial.

Originally from London, England, Debashish graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After working as a paralegal at a corporate immigration firm in Silicon Valley, Debashish attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, earning his Juris Doctor degree. While in law school, Debashish was a Staff Editor for Hastings Business Law Journal and Senior Notes Editor for Constitutional Law Quarterly. He is the author of The Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law: Discouraging State Courts from Recognizing Foreign-Country Money Judgments in Absence of Debtor’s Assets, 12 Hastings Bus. L.J. 281 (2016). Debashish also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Laurel Beeler of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. In addition, he was a Teaching Assistant in Legal Writing & Research and Moot Court classes. 

Debashish served as a summer associate with Robbins Geller in 2015 and returned to the Firm upon graduation from law school.

Practice Areas


University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2016

  • Senior Notes Editor, Constitutional Law Quarterly
  • Staff Editor, Hastings Business Law Journal
  • Pro Bono Society
  • First Place, UC Hastings First Annual Chancellor & Dean’s Essay Contest

Stanford University, B.A., 2010


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California

Notable Cases


Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association – San Diego Chapter
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