Shilpa Iyyer


Shilpa Iyyer Portrait



  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology; B.A. English

Lawyer Bio

Shilpa Iyyer advises emerging growth companies at every stage of lifecycle, from formation and buy-sell arrangement to contracts and licensing and general corporate governance and securities matters. Prior to joining Gennari Aronson, Shilpa was a law clerk at Akebia Therapeutics, where she supported the general counsel’s office on licensing, confidentiality agreements, and other governance and compliance matters.

Professional & Community Involvement

Shilpa is a member of the TiE Boston entrepreneurship network and is proficient in Hindi and Kannada.  She also enjoys writing and was the winner of the 2017 Birdwhistle Prize in Short Fiction (Issue 204.3 of Noble/Gas Quarterly).