Vaishnavi Arshanapally is an associate in Bonner Kiernan's Philadelphia office. Vaishnavi focuses her practice on defending clients in civil litigation actions, including medical malpractice and premises-liability.
Vaishnavi graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Psychology and a concentration in Neuroscience. She is a Sr. Thea Bowman Scholar.
She earned her Juris Doctor from Dickinson School of Law. While in law school, Vaishnavi was a member of the Moot Court Executive Board, and served as Vice President for the Health Law Association and the Women’s Law Caucus. Vaishnavi is a member of the Order of Barristers, a national honor society that recognizes graduating law students who excelled as student advocates in written and oral advocacy activities and competitions. She received numerous awards including the CALI Award for earning the highest grade in Real Estate Negotiation and Drafting, the Best Petitioner’s Brief Award in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, and the Pro Bono Advocate Award which recognizes advocates’ dedication to community service.
Prior to joining the firm, Vaishnavi practiced as a litigation associate in Harrisburg and Lancaster firms gaining expertise in general litigation, medical malpractice, and premises liability actions. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, and exploring the culinary scene in Philadelphia. Vaishnavi is conversational in Telugu and Hindi.