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Desh Gaurav Sekhri is one of the only sports attorneys in India. He heads the sports law practice at J. Sagar Associates, a leading national bulge-bracket law firm, a position he has held since 2009. A junior national tennis singles finalist in India, his experience as an international-level athlete growing up in India and Canada has added to his overall domain knowledge and expertise. He is a regular columnist with Business Standard, Indian Express and Economic Times, writing primarily on the business of sports and sports law topics. He is involved with policy matters and is a core member of the sports task force for the Delhi government which recently drafted the national capital’s first-ever sports policy. He has also done extensive policy work for leading Indian business chambers on a variety of industry-related issues in sports. Sekhri holds a BA (Hon.) degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, where he captained the college and university tennis team. Later, he went to do a BA (with honours) from the University of Iowa on a tennis scholarship. He completed his Juris Doctorate in sports and corporate law from the William and Mary Law School, Virginia. He is admitted to the bar in India and in the state of New York. Sekhri lives in Delhi with his wife Madhavi and daughter Sanvi Ariya.