Dr. Rao is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India with 34 years of practice. His areas of specialisation are Litigation, Legal Advicein the field of Constitutional Law, Taxation, International Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaws, Telecom, Economic offences, Shipping and Banking. He has been an office-bearer of prestigious organisations like the Global Policy insights, World Peace Congress, Nakhonayok Thailand, Global Education Law Forum (GELF). He has been a recipient of numerous Awards and Honours like ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’, ‘Protector of Democracy Award’ ‘National Bar Award’, ‘Best Faculty Award’. He is a Fellow of the Rhodes Oceans Law & Policy Institute - Greece, Georgetown University-USA, Salzburg Institute of American Studies, Austria.