Manasi Raveendran is Counsel and Trust & Compliance Officer for IBM, advising and providing support to the business primarily with respect to anti-corruption regulations. Prior to her current role, Manasi was on an international assignment with IBM in India, acting as one of the Regional Trust & Compliance Officers for India/South Asia. Manasi has also been a cybersecurity lawyer as well as a commercial sales lawyer for IBM. She currently serves as the Global Pro Bono Co-Chair and as one of the leaders on the US Diversity & Inclusion team of the IBM Legal and Regulatory Affairs Department. Manasi was also selected for the IBM Corporate Service Corps (CSC) and worked with a Moroccan non-profit organization on a female empowerment small business project.
Manasi has participated in bar service through the American Bar Association (ABA) and previously served as the Chair of the Young Lawyers Division Corporate Counsel Committee and was appointed as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and the ABA Commission on Immigration Advisory Committee. Manasi also volunteers her time to mentor students of color through community and legal organizations. Manasi received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was an ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award recipient and served as the Production Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review and Editor-in-Chief of the Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law; she received her B.A. magna cum laude from Boston University. In her free time she enjoys exploring new cuisines, delving into a mystery novel, and going on adventures near and far.