Jyoti Sagar has been practicing law since 1976. He founded a Corporate Commercial
practice – J. Sagar Associates (JSA) – in Delhi in 1991 as a solo practitioner.
JSA is now a national firm with over 300 professionals in seven offices across India.
Jyoti also founded K&S Partners, an Intellectual Property boutique in 1994, which
now has over 115 professionals in five offices and is a leading IP practice.
He has pioneered a new paradigm in Indian law firm organisations and management
structures. Both JSA and K&S have features, which are unique to Indian law firms
– a ‘no family’ rule; admittance to partnership without goodwill buy-in; retirement
age for partners; innovative partner compensation mechanisms; and shared vision,
mission & core values.
Jyoti is Associate President, Society of Indian Law Firms; and Past President of
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Indian Group).
He is also Chairman – Society for Urban Regeneration of Gurgaon; Trustee – Genesis
Foundation; and he also supports Deepalaya, which engages in educating slum children
in the NCR. He is member of the Governing Council of Common Cause – a civil society
organization; and also serves on the Board of Governors for The Scindia School,
Jyoti is a B.A (Economics Honors) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi
and Bachelor of Laws. He has attended the Mergers & Acquisitions program at the
Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
He has an eye for photography, and enjoys travel and spending time with his grand children.