Mitha Rao



Mitha has broad experience representing financial institutions in consumer litigation, commercial disputes and class actions. Her experience encompasses all aspects of civil litigation and includes assisting clients with internal investigations, regulatory compliance, drafting and arguing motions, and negotiating settlements.

As a child, Mitha dreamed of becoming a journalist. She loved researching and writing stories about people and their communities. It was this same sense of trust and public service that inspired her to become a lawyer.



Speaker, "Cleaning Up Your Credit," Chicago Public Library "Law at the Library" Series (pro bono) | February 27, 2017

Chicago Bar Association

American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee

ACA International, Members Attorney Program

Receivables Management Association

Mortgage Bankers Association

Illinois Bankers Association

Illinois State Bar Association


Contact Mitha

(312) 924-1773 DIRECT

(312) 939-0983 FAX

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Did You Know

Mitha is a huge fan of Taylor Swift and reality TV shows.

She's looking forward to someday visiting Egypt, Turkey and Israel.

She can speak Konkani and Spanish.

While in law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Sidney Schenkier.

Mitha has performed Indian classical dance in venues across the United States, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Alvin Ailey Theater.


University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D. (2012)

Duke UniversityB.A., magna cum laude (2007)


State of Illinois

State of Minnesota

U.S. District Court, N.D. Ill.

U.S. District Court, D. Minn.