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Gitanjali is a talented attorney who has worked extensively in the governmental, non-profit, and private sectors. She has a strong academic background as a President Scholar from SMU. 


After graduating with dual degrees in economics & environmental science, Gitanjali pursued her law degree from the University of Texas. While at UT, she was an editorial board member for Texas International Law Journal and for Texas Journal of Women & the Law. Upon graduation Gitanjali was admitted to the Texas bar and began working for the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) as in-house counsel specializing in small business loans and complex real estate title issues. In 2008 she moved to private law practice at R. L. Marsh & Associates, where she worked in the field of Energy & Natural Resource law specializing in Oil & Gas Attorney Opinions. Gitanjali has since worked for small & large businesses as well as non-profits, entrepreneurs, and private land owners. 

As a strong leader, she has a talent for forging solid alliances with strategic partners while establishing consensuses across multiple levels. Gitanjali’s primary focus is to provide practical counsel that helps transform long-term business goals into reality while addressing daily operational challenges. She has also published several law review articles with her unique ability to draft innovative and persuasive arguments. She has successful helped reach out of court settlements on a variety of cases through mediation and negotiation.


Languages spoken: English, Bengali

Contact info

LaSusa & Deb, PLLC

10300 N. Central Expressway
Suite 544
Dallas, TX, 75231

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 25%
    10 years
  2. Business: 20%
    10 years
  3. Contracts: 15%
    10 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    10 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Rwan Saffarini Hardesty

    I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Deb on various business law matters. She is a very knowledgeable attorney who ensures her clients are well informed and satisfied with her representation of them. I endorse Ms. Deb and her law firm.


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    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mishty for several years, both as a co-worker and now as a partner. She is a knowledgeable and committed attorney.


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    Relationship: Co-worker


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lovejoy Memorial AwardEconomics Dept. Southern Methodist University2002
Departmental AwardGeology Dept. Southern Methodist University2002
President ScholarSouthern Methodist University2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaSusa & Deb, PLLC2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar Intellectual Property SectionMember2015 - Present
Anni's ListMember2015 - Present
Sharks in Heels Workshop SeriesFounder/ CEO2015 - Present
Women in IPmember2014 - Present
Battleground TexasVolunteer2013 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
HUM magazineEnsure New Business Gets to a Good Start2015
Temple Journal of Science, Technology and Environmental LawThe EU and the U.S. Regulation of EDCs2006
Art, Antiquity & LawStealing Gods: Illegal Trade"– Advocating Changes in International Fraud & Trade Regulations2005
Temple Journal of Science, Technology and Environmental LawAtrazine and Frogs: A Case Study on the Regulation of EDCs”– Advocating Changes in Evidentiary Standards for Federal Regulations2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawEnvironmental Science (Geology Emph)BS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sharks In Heels Annual Pitch ContestFemale Entrepreneurship2016
Sharks in Heels Workshop at UNT Dallas School of LawTop 5 Mistakes New Businesses Make2015
Fox 4 Good DayBusiness Branding2015
Dallas Start-Up Weekend- Women's EditionStart-Ups2015
Cookies and ContentLegal Tips for Bloggers2015
Chanel 47 the Broadcast TV interviewAdvice for Women in Business2015
Law Girl 101 LecturesBest Business Practices for Law and Technology2014
Law Girl 101 LecturesSmall Business Law and Techonology2014
InterviewWills & Estates2014
Weekend of ActionVoter Registration2013
Green DrinksLaw of Antarctica2011
Half Moon Bay CLE Lecture SeriesJoint Venture Agreements, Farm-in Agreements, and Farm- Out Agreements2008