Esha Bhandari (@bhandari_esha) is a staff attorney with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, where she focuses on litigation and advocacy relating to online speech, academic freedom, privacy rights, and the impact of big data. Esha was previously an Equal Justice Works fellow with the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, where she was involved in litigating cases concerning a right to counsel in immigration proceedings, detainer policies, and discriminatory state and local laws. She has also been a staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, where she worked on two trials challenging a Texas law limiting women’s access to reproductive health care. Esha is a graduate of McGill University, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and Columbia Law School, served as a law clerk to the Hon. Amalya L. Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and is a Loran Scholar (’01).
- Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project
- Company: ACLU