Arshi Siddiqui


Akin Gump

Arshi is consistently sought out for her ability to navigate high-stakes challenges facing Fortune 500 companies. Drawing upon more than 20 years of public- and private-sector experience, Arshi’s practice focuses on synthesizing policy and politics into successful federal strategies on a wide range of matters, including tax, technology, international trade, entertainment, telecommunications, and health care.

Before joining Akin Gump in 2010, Arshi served as senior advisor and counsel to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). During her time in the Speaker’s office, Arshi worked on tax, international trade, innovation, health care, financial services and retirement issues. She worked closely with the relevant committees, House and Senate leadership, the
administration and individual members of Congress to advance legislation on high-priority issues.

Earlier in her career, Arshi worked on Capitol Hill as Ways and Means counsel to Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and policy advisor to Congresswoman Eva Clayton (D-NC). She also worked on a number of federal campaigns, in addition to her time as an associate in private practice.