Vishal joined the ACLU of Virginia as a Senior Staff Attorney in March 2018. He advocates on a broad range of issues to advance civil rights and civil liberties in Virginia, including through impact litigation, non-litigation advocacy, and educating individuals and communities across the Commonwealth.
Before joining the ACLU of Virginia, Vishal was the Cochran Fellow at Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP, in New York City, where he practiced wrongful conviction civil rights litigation. Prior to that he served as a Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, where his work focused on voting rights and elections. He previously also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Helene N. White of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Vishal received his B.A. in Political Science from Williams College, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.
*Licensed to practice law in New York and Virginia.