Meet Julie Ferguson, co-president-elect, and Shuchi Parikh, one of the three co-chairs of the Mentorship Program & Reception.


Julie FergusonJulie Ferguson Patel is an associate attorney at The Upper Deck Company, where she focuses on sports and entertainment licensing for product development and advises on marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Upper Deck, Julie represented Fortune 500 builders, developers and general contractors in complex civil litigation defense matters as an associate at Koeller, Nebeker Carlson & Halluck LLP. She received her J.D. from Chapman University School of Law and bachelor’s degree in Public Health Policy from UC Irvine.

Shuchi ParikhShuchi Parikh has nearly a decade of experience practicing as a healthcare lawyer both in-house and in private practice. She currently works at Lyra Health, a behavioral health startup, in the role of Senior Regulatory Counsel. Prior to this, she worked in Polsinelli LLP’s nationally ranked healthcare practice. She previously served on the SABA-SC board from 2020-2021. She lives in Redondo Beach with her family and enjoys dining out, hiking, and planning her next trip.


Bios of the rest of the Board are available here: