Vivek Malhotra recently served as the Ford Foundation’s director for Equality and Justice. He oversaw programming for the foundation’s initiatives to advance immigrant and migrant rights, racial justice and minority rights, and civil and criminal justice reform. Prior to joining the Ford Foundation in 2011, Mr. Malhotra held numerous leading positions at the American Civil Liberties Union, including advocacy and policy counsel with the national office, based in New York where he developed and led nationwide strategies on immigrant rights and racial justice through a comprehensive program of policy advocacy, public education and litigation.
Mr. Malhotra began his career as a litigation associate with the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of New York University’s School of Law and of Pomona College.