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First name
Varsha
 Shankar

Position
Associate
Tagline

Varsha supports clients across a range of sectors on understanding political and regulatory developments in US trade policy.

Varsha is an Associate in Global Counsel’s trade and manufacturing practice. She previously interned at a DC-based think tank researching geoeconomics with a focus on international trade and US-China strategic competition. Varsha graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she conducted research on the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Mechanism.

At GC, Varsha supports corporate clients across a range of sectors on understanding political and regulatory developments in US trade policy.

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Advising a consumer healthcare company on supply chain risks stemming from US-China tensions.
  • Working with a multinational corporation to analyse how US political and regulatory developments can impact their business.
  • Monitoring US trade policy including domestic legislation, multilateral initiatives and geopolitical developments to identify risks and opportunities for clients in various sectors.