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Aloke S. Chakravarty

Aloke S. Chakravarty

Partner| Denver


Aloke Chakravarty is the co-chair of Snell & Wilmer's White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group. As a former federal prosecutor, Al also focuses on cybersecurity, data protection and privacy. He represents corporations, boards of directors and corporate management with a broad range of preventative services in the event of crisis, security vulnerability and liability, government investigations, enforcement actions, internal investigations and white collar assistance.

Al is only licensed to practice in Massachusetts. In Colorado, he is temporarily authorized to practice pending admission under C.R.C.P. 205.6.

  • Emory University School of Law (J.D., 1997)
  • Johns Hopkins University (B.A., Biology and Political Science, with honors, 1994)
  • South Asian Bar Association - Greater Boston, Advisory Board (2007-present)
  • Member, American Bar Association (present)
  • Emory University School of Law, Board of Advisors (2016-present)
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (present)
  • Member, American Law Institute (2017-present)
  • "A Call for Ethics and Civility in Governance and Litigation: Changing Culture and Increasing Accountability," Author, 4 Emory Law Corporate Governance and Accountability Journal 37 (2017)
  • "Evolution of The Trial Advocate: Quintilian to Quanta in the Contemporary Courtroom," Donahue Lecture, Suffolk Law Review, 50 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 45 (2017)
  • "To Catch A Bomber," Profiled, Emory Magazine (Spring 2016)
  • "Q&A with Boston Marathon bombing prosecutor Aloke Chakravarty 97L," Profiled, Emory Law News Center (May 31, 2016)
  • "Time for a Global Legal Scheme for Terrorism Risk Insurance," Author, Boston University School of Law International Law Journal, Current Topics (2015)
  • "Boston Bomb Prosecutor Guides Terror Case, Seeks Dialogue," Profiled, Bloomberg News (April 29, 2013) 
  • "Seeking cooperation, but also after convictions," Profiled, Washington Post (August 20, 2011)
  • "Feeding Humanity, Starving Terror," Author, 32 W. New Eng. L. Rev. 295 (2010)
  • "Problem Solving in International Law," Lecturer in Law, Boston University School of Law (2013-2014)
  • Guest Lecturer, Harvard Law School, various courses and presentations on cybercrime, government lawyering, anti-terrorism prosecution and national security law (2007-2009, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service, U.S. Department of Justice (2016)
  • Director's Award, Federal Bureau of Investigations (2016)
  • Director's Award, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (2013)
  • Exceptional Service Award, National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys (2013)
  • Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service, U.S. Department of Justice (2010)
  • Access to Justice Award, Massachusetts Bar Association (2009)
  • South Asian Bar Association - GB Member of the Year (2008)
  • Commendation, Drug Enforcement Administration (2005)
  • Certificate for Special Achievement, Director of Federal Bureau of Investigations (2005)
  • Special Achievement Commendation, U.S. Department of Justice (2004)
  • Invitational Speaker on public service, national security, crisis response, civil rights and trial advocacy (2010-present)
  • U.S. State Department Speaker's Bureau (present)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, District of Massachusetts, Office of the United States Attorney, Assistant United States Attorney, Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) Coordinator, Civil Rights Enforcement Team, Crisis Management Coordinator, International Affairs Coordinator (2005-2018)
  • United Nations, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Office of the Prosecutor, Trial Attorney (2010)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Intelligence Policy and Review, Founding Member of Attorney General's FISA Task Force (2004-2005)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Assistant General Counsel (2003-2005)
  • Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General: Criminal Bureau (2000-2003)
  • Office of the Middlesex District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney (1998-2000)
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of Massachusetts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado