Born on 5th July, 1962 at Vadodara in the family of Judges and Lawyers. Father late Mr Justice Jitendra P Desai was a Judge of the High Court of Gujarat from 1983 to 1989. Graduated in B.A ( Economics) from St. Xaviers' College, Ahmedabad, in the year 1982. Obtained Law Degree from Sir L.A. Shah Law College, Ahmedabad, in the year 1985. Was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Gujarat on 27.11.1985.