Nishana M. Weerasooriya

Nishana M. Weerasooriya

Deputy Head - Legal Research
B.A (Massachusetts)
M.P.A (Massachusetts)
J.D. (Philadelphia)
New York State Bar Admitted ’15

Nishanais a lawyer specialising in criminal law and public international law. Prior to joining Verite, Nishana was an Assistant District Attorney in New York, where she investigated and prosecuted hundreds of cases for violent and non-violent felony crimes including attempted murder, firearm possession, burglary, robbery, and assault.  She received her Bachelor of Arts focused on Government and International Relations with honors from Clark University, her Master of Public Administration with honors from Clark University, and her Juris Doctorate from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Nishana is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.