Photograph of Akhil Sheth


  • University of California, Riverside, B.S. biochemistry (2006)
  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D. (2013)


  • California
Akhil Sheth, Associate Orange County
Phone: +1 949.798.1363
3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614-8505

Akhil Sheth is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Antitrust and Litigation groups. He is located in the firm’s Orange County office.

Akhil represents individual and corporate clients across a broad range of industries and has helped these clients with legal issues spanning many different substantive areas of law, including assisting one of the world’s largest computer manufacturers recover overcharges caused by an international optical disk drive price-fixing cartel, advising an international financial services company on a novel question of comprehensive general liability policy interpretation, and updating a national health care company’s legal team on recent developments in federal class action law.

Akhil has experience working for judges in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, including serving for two years as a part-time extern to now-Chief Judge Virginia A. Phillips, serving as a summer extern to Judge Josephine L. Staton, and serving as a law clerk to Judge Andrew J. Guilford.

With an active pro bono practice, Akhil has represented tenants facing eviction, a boy seeking special education benefits, transgendered prisoners in California and Texas, and revenge porn victims.

Akhil is also active in the local legal community. He is a member of the UC Irvine School of Law’s second graduating class and remains involved with the school. Among other things, he serves as a judge for the school’s various mock trial and moot court competitions and volunteers as a mentor for first-year law students. Akhil is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He has written several articles about recent developments in antitrust laws.

At UC Irvine, Akhil was the research editor and lead article editor for the UC Irvine Law Review. He also won best brief and overall runner-up at the ABA First Amendment & Media Law Diversity Moot Court.

Before law school, Akhil obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry from UC Riverside. He also taught for and eventually co-ran the Southern California LSAT program for a national standardized test preparation company. Before joining Crowell & Moring, Akhil practiced general commercial litigation at a prominent law firm.


Admitted to practice: California, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California