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Education

  • American University, B.A. international relations and philosophy (2010) magna cum laude
  • Columbia Law School, J.D. (2014) James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Nathiya Nagendra, Associate Washington, D.C.
nnagendra@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2669
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Nathiya Nagendra is an associate in the firm's Litigation, Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation, and Education practice groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice spans various industries, including health care, food and beverage, and transportation. She represents domestic and multinational companies in complex litigation matters, including class actions and arbitrations involving contractual disputes.

Nathiya's education practice focuses on Title IX compliance issues and intellectual property recovery. She has experience counseling universities on compliance with federal statutes, including the Clery Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Fair Housing Act, and conducting “outside” investigations on behalf of educational institutions.

Nathiya is also an active member in the firm's pro bono program. In 2016, she was selected as Crowell & Moring’s Loaned Associate to the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. From August 2016 to March 2017, Nathiya represented indigent tenants in eviction actions and administrative proceedings, successfully negotiating favorable settlement agreements for her clients and participating in all stages of the pre-trial litigation process. In addition to working at Legal Aid, Nathiya represented a group of 33 plaintiffs in a fair housing case brought in the Eastern District of Virginia. 

Nathiya received her J.D. from Columbia University Law School, where she was a member of the Human Rights Clinic, executive submissions editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and a Stone and Kent Scholar. She received a bachelor of arts in international relations, magna cum laude, from American University in 2010.



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Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York



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