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Kirti Datla

Director, Strategic Legal Advocacy, Earthjustice

About Kirti Datla

Kirti Datla is a former Senior Associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group at  Hogan Lovells US LLP, based in Washington D.C.  Before joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Judge Amul R. Thapar, then of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (now of the Sixth Circuit).  She also spent nearly two years in the Office of Legal Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice where she provided advice to the executive branch on major questions of constitutional, statutory and administrative law. She is now the Director of Strategic Legal Advocacy at Earthjustice, a nonprofit public interest environmental law organization.