Lakshmi Sarma Ramani

Outside General Counsel at

Lakshmi Sarma Ramani was the general counsel of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and senior attorney at The Nature Conservancy. She is currently a member of the firm at Outside GC LLC where she is the outside general counsel to multiple nonprofit organizations.

My Articles

The “Outside” GC: A New Opportunity for In-House Lawyers

I’ve been in-house now for about 12 years, including serving as general counsel for a well-known nonprofit organization. But, to my own surprise, I am back at a firm. However, nothing about it feels like a traditional law firm. In fact, I continue to be a general counsel, only now I am the outside general counsel for several nonprofit organizations, helping them all further great missions.