Shilpa Sadhasivam is a Public Interest Fellow in the Washington, D.C. office. Shilpa received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2023. While at Harvard, she focused on providing clinical pro bono services and growing the presence of plaintiffs’ law on campus.
Shilpa spent two years as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, representing workers experiencing wage theft and workplace retaliation. As Co-President of the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association, she developed professional networks, resources, and programming to make plaintiff-side careers more accessible for all students. She also served as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Gender and a Constitutional Law Teaching Fellow. During her summers, Shilpa worked for plaintiffs’ firms on a variety of cases, spanning from civil rights to securities litigation.
Shilpa received her B.A. in Government and Politics from Cornell University in 2019. Prior to law school, she conducted research at Cornell regarding New York State residents’ long-term economic, social, and political behaviors.