Apu primarily focuses on the firm’s federal and state litigation, representing school districts in matters as varied as employment litigation, civil rights cases, contract disputes and personal injury suits. He joined Harben, Hartley and Hawkins in 2018 as a seasoned litigator. Prior to joining the firm, Apu was a partner in a boutique trial practice representing individual and corporate clients in commercial disputes, fiduciary and professional liability cases, securities litigation and civil rights matters in federal and state courts across the country. Apu obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, with a dual major in Philosophy and English. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2002.