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Chaitra G. Betageri

Through her representation of financial institutions, Chaitra enjoys dissecting complex legal issues, developing effective client relationships, and protecting client interests, both in and out of court.

Chaitra Betageri is a Litigation Associate in Severson & Werson’s San Francisco office and a member of the Financial Services Practice Group. In 2016, she received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Betageri participated in Mock Trial competitions as a member of the Board of Advocates. She also served on the Berkeley Business Law Journal and Boalt Hall Women’s Association. Ms. Betageri worked as a Summer Associate at Shutterfly, Inc.

Prior to joining Severson & Werson, Ms. Betageri worked at the Marin County Public Defender’s Office, where she developed client relationships and gained extensive courtroom experience.

Ms. Betageri earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013, receiving a Major in Legal Studies and Minor in Public Policy. As an undergraduate, she volunteered as a mentor for local elementary school students and high school debate teams.


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2013


  • California