Shagha Tousi is an associate in the Litigation Department. She is a member of the Product Liability Litigation, Government Investigations and White Collar Defense and the Data Management and Discovery practice groups. Shagha focuses her practice on complex civil disputes, with an emphasis on product liability litigation, as well as the defense of individuals before the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
As part of her product liability practice, Shagha is currently representing a multi-national medical device manufacturer in state and multi-district litigation involving prosthetic hip implants and spinal devices. She is also representing a foreign automobile manufacturer and its distributor in litigation involving various components of its automobiles. Shagha also represents several companies in actions enforcing non-competition agreements with former employees.
In the past, Shagha has defended various individuals in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, including several that concluded with no charges being brought against her clients.
Shagha also devotes a significant amount of time to civic and pro bono matters. Currently, Shagha serves on the Boston Bar Association’s subcommittee on the Public Interest Leadership Program. In the past, she has represented clients in a class action against a state agency challenging some of the agency’s discriminatory policies and procedures. She was also one of 12 lawyers selected for the Boston Bar Association's 2010-2011 Public Interest Leadership Program, which was created to promote cooperation between rising stars in the legal community with local business and political leaders.
Prior to joining Nutter, Shagha gained legal experience as a summer clerk for the Honorable Henry J. Boroff, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. Shagha also participated as a student attorney on The Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project and served as a research assistant to a notable law professor during law school.