Boston University School of Law

Hemanth C. Gundavaram, Esq.

Clinical Teaching Fellow
B.S., Boston University College of Communication
J.D., Boston University School of Law

Hemanth C. Gundavaram is a clinical teaching fellow in the Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Boston University School of Law. Mr. Gundavaram previously served as a lecturer in law at the school from 2006 to 2013. He taught in the First-Year Legal Writing program from 2006 to 2011. He then created, developed, and taught two new seminars for 2L and 3L students in the 2011-2013 academic years: Writing for Civil Litigation and Judicial Writing.

Mr. Gundavaram began his legal career as an associate in the litigation department at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C. in 2004. He represented clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, arbitrations, and mediations in a wide range of civil and criminal disputes. He also managed the firm's nearly $1 million of Hurricane Katrina foreclosure prevention pro bono work and served as a first-year associate mentor, a summer associate mentor, and a legal writing mentor. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Gundavaram worked at the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit as a staff attorney. At the First Circuit, he conducted research and drafted legal memoranda, judicial orders, and slip opinions for the panel of federal judges on the Court. His work covered substantive and procedural areas of law ranging from habeas corpus petitions, direct criminal appeals, civil rights actions, social security, tax court, and immigration appeals.

Mr. Gundavaram is a 2000 graduate of the Boston University College of Communication and a 2004 graduate of the Boston University School of Law.