Amy Hariani is Vice President and Legal Policy Counsel of the U.S.-India Business Council. In this role, she assists companies seeking to understand the government policies and international economic laws impacting their business and works with companies to develop unconventional solutions to policy issues. Hariani advocates on behalf of industry to U.S. federal agencies and members of Congress, helping to address and remedy market access barriers. She also regularly works with the Government of India and advises various ministries on impediments to investment and trade.
Prior to joining USIBC, Hariani was an associate at the law firm of King & Spalding LLP. Hariani focused her practice on international trade litigation and market access issues by providing strategic, legal, and policy advice to domestic and foreign clients. She developed and led the international trade group’s work in India. Previously, Hariani led the Asia portfolio as an international trade counselor at a government relations firm in Washington, D.C.
A native of Minnesota, Hariani received her Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law. She received her bachelor’s in political science and philosophy from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Hariani has knowledge of Hindi and Spanish and serves on the Boards of Pratham, DC and Indo-U.S. Brain Trust.