niraj.ganatra

Speaker Profile

Niraj Ganatra

General Counsel
International Union, UAW
Niraj R. Ganatra is General Counsel of the International Union, UAW, a labor organization representing 390,000 active members in the private and public sector in diverse industries throughout the United States. Mr. Ganatra directs the legal staff of the UAW's Legal Department and counsels and advises the UAW's senior leadership on general labor law, union governance and internal union administration matters. He has extensive experience litigating with employers over their contractual obligations to provide retirement health insurance and pension benefits to UAW retirees, including representation of the UAW's interests in complex commercial transactions, corporate Chapter 11 cases and other similar matters. Mr. Ganatra received a B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Applied Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School.