Anuja Thatte joins LDF’s DC office as Assistant Counsel. Prior to LDF, Anuja served as the Public Interest and Commercial Litigation associate at a boutique trial firm in New York City, where her pro bono practice included serving as lead counsel on criminal justice, immigration, and economic justice matters. Anuja also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Anuja received her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as an Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation and was the recipient of the clinic awards for the Environmental Law Clinic and Three Strikes Project. She also received a B.S. with honors in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and was named a Merrill Presidential Scholar.
Anuja is a member of the New York state bar. She is not admitted to practice in DC and is working under the supervision of members of the DC bar.