Ravi Rajendra

Deputy County Counsel

Ravi Rajendra joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2018. He is a member of the Social Justice and Impact Litigation Section, and he advises the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement and the Office of Immigrant Relations on a variety of issues.

Before he joined the Office, Ravi represented labor unions, low-wage workers, and non-profit organizations at Altshuler Berzon LLP, a public interest law firm in San Francisco. There, he focused on affirmative litigation, including in class actions; legislative drafting and policy development; and public advocacy campaigns. Before that, Ravi represented labor unions, union-affiliated employee benefit funds, and related entities in a variety of litigation and advice matters at Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC, in Washington, DC.

 Ravi's professional expertise includes:

  • Affirmative litigation
  • Labor & employment law
  • Legislative drafting and the initiative process

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
    • Leonard M. Henkin Prize for article on the equal rights clause of the 14th Amendment
    • Flora S. & Jacob L. Newman Prize for contribution to the Review of Law & Social Change
    • Articles Selection Editor, N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change
  • Columbia University, B.A., 2003

Professional Associations

  • NLC Fellow, New Leaders Council San Francisco (2018)

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Altshuler Berzon, LLP (2015-2018)
  • Associate at Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC (2011-2015)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Janet Bond Arterton, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (2008-2010)
  • Associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (2007-2008)​​​

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