Wage Theft and Employment Discrimination
B.A., 1997, Duke University
J.D., 2002, University of Michigan
Raja Raghunath has been a member of the faculty since 2007. He was the Clinical Fellow of the Student Law Office from 2007 to 2009. Before joining the faculty, he was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York, where his practice focused primarily on securities enforcement and bankruptcy litigation matters. His pro bono practice included federal wage and hour litigation on behalf of undocumented immigrant restaurant workers and guardianship proceedings in New York State Family Court. Prior to this, he worked as a labor lawyer at Gilbert & Sackman in Los Angeles, representing unions, unionized workers, and jointly-trusteed labor-management employee benefit funds in federal and state administrative and judicial forums. He has written in the areas of constitutional rights, labor, and administrative law.
- A Founding Failure of Enforcement: Freedmen, Day Laborers, and the Perils of an Ineffectual State, 18 CUNY L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2015).
- The 'Plus One' Clinic: Adding (Political) Value to the Clinical Experience by Representing Landlords Alongside Tenants, 18 Clinical L. Rev. 245 (2012).
- A Promise the Nation Cannot Keep: What Prevents the Application of the Thirteenth Amendment in Prison? , W18 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 395 (2009).
- Stacking the Deck: Privileging “Employer Free Choice” over Industrial Democracy in the Card Check Debate, 87 Neb. L. Rev. 329 (2008).