In her institutional role at NRDC, Anjali Waikar combines her decades-long experiences advancing public interest. This includes working with the organization's Environmental Justice team, serving in private practice in Boston as a litigator and de facto general counsel for nonprofits and healthcare organizations, advancing immigrants’ rights at the ACLU’s Massachusetts affiliate, and advocating for HIV-infected, low-income individuals at legal services in Brooklyn. Based out of NRDC’s Chicago office, Waikar is currently serving as a commissioner of the Cook County Human Rights Commission. She received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston and her bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University.
Awards and Memberships
Fellow, Equal Justice Works (2006-2008)
Boston Bar Association Public Interest Lawyering Program (2012)
Daynard Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Northeastern University School of Law (2022)
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