Rajiv Narayan

Social Justice & Impact Litigation Fellow

Rajiv Narayan joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2022 and works on the Social Justice and Impact Litigation Team.  His practice focuses on affirmative litigation and policy designed to advance social and economic justice.

Rajiv’s professional expertise includes:

  • Appellate litigation
  • Affirmative litigation
  • Public health law
  • Local government law


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2020
    • Notes Editor, Harvard Law Review
    • Teaching Fellow, Local Government Law
    • Student Attorney, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
    • Clinical and Pro Bono Outstanding Student Award
  • University of Oxford, M.Sc., Distinction, 2014
    • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., Highest Honors, 2012
    • University of California Regents Scholar
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • Board of Directors of Roosevelt Institute (2022-present)

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Leondra R. Kruger, California Supreme Court (2021-2022)
  • Justice Catalyst-Public Rights Project Fellow in the Community Lawyering and Civil Rights Unit at Oakland City Attorney's Office (2020-2021)

  • Special Assistant to the Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (2016-2017)

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