Nayantara
Mehta

Senior Staff Attorney

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Records and Employment

Biography

Nayantara joined NELP in May 2015. She works on eliminating unfair barriers to employment of people with criminal records and expanding the employment rights of other vulnerable workers. Prior to working at NELP, she was Senior Counsel at Alliance for Justice and a Fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute. She advised and worked on policy campaigns related to reproductive justice, immigrant rights, and many other social and economic justice issues.

Education

J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., College of William and Mary

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