Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan, LLP.
Aruna is a partner with the law firm of Bennett, Hartman, Morris & Kaplan LLP, where she practices civil rights and labor and employment law from the union/employee side. She was born in New York but raised in India by medical missionary parents.
She earned her undergraduate degree in International Relations and French from Wellesley College and her law degree from Tulane University and Creighton University School of Law. She chose the area of civil rights and labor and employment law as a specialty to help working people and to promote international human rights and labor standards.
Over the last decade, she has also been a part of her firm’s Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) team, representing the PERS Coalition of unions and public employees in their fight to preserve retirement benefits before the legislature and the courts.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Women Lawyers and has previously served as an Officer and on the Board of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association and the Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation.