Dr Rao is a senior advocate of the Supreme Court of India with 34 years of practice. His specialisation areas are Constitution, Taxation, International, Corporate, Intellectual Property,Cyber, Telecom, Economic offences, Shipping and Banking. He is also associated with World Peace Congress, Nakhonayok Thailand, Global Education Law Forum (GELF) Amsterdam. And in such positions been a representative to several UNESCO and U.N. Conferences. He has been a recipient of numerous Awards and Honours like the ‘Best Citizen of India’ Gold-Medal, ‘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.