Chitra Vijay is an experienced legal professional who brings a broad background and experience to the firm. She has worked for multiple Southern California law firms, supporting licensed attorneys in various paraprofessional roles, including as a legal support specialist, law clerk, and contracts manager.
Chitra started her career in public relations at Citibank in India. In addition to working at law firms, Chitra has in-house experience supporting procurement and contracts management departments. Her in-house experience includes supporting business units in preparing scopes of work, market research, negotiating with vendors, document preparation, requests for proposals (RFP), requests for bids, solicitations and bidding, insurance and risk management, and compliance monitoring.
Chitra joined the QLG team in 2021 as Contracts Manager. She supports case management processes both at Quadrant and in firm clients’ systems and approval processes. She provides training and support for client teams in utilizing their contract management systems. Chitra enjoys collaborating with client teams and finding ways to increase the speed and efficiency of their workflows.
Chitra received a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B.Com) with a specialty in financial accounting and auditing from the University of Mumbai. She later graduated from the University of Mumbai with a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B.) with specialization in Constitutional Law and the Interpretation of Statutes. She has also received a Certificate of Contract Management from University of California, Irvine.
Chitra is multilingual and is proficient in English, Tamil and Hindi.
Chitra has extensive volunteer experience, having most recently served as the Vice President of the Board and Board Secretary of the Southern California Cricket Association Youth (SCCAY).