Radhika Singh

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Vice President, Civil Legal Services & Strategic Policy Initiatives

Radhika leads NLADA’s civil legal services and policy divisions. She represents the civil legal aid and public defense communities in advocacy and education efforts in national conversations and with government entities, advocating for federal policies to integrate civil legal aid into cross-sector collaborations that serve low-income and vulnerable populations and advance federal objectives. Her focus is both on substantive issues in the delivery of legal services and increasing resources to support legal assistance.

Radhika has served on various national task forces, including the American Bar Association Task Force on Legal Needs Arising out of the 2020 Pandemic and the Legal Services Corporation’s Opioid and Rural Justice Task Forces. She currently serves as a liaison to the ABA’s Standing Committees on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense and Pro Bono and Public Service, and its Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, and serves on the ABA’s Task Force on Eviction, Housing Stability, and Equity. Prior to her current role, Radhika served as NLADA’s chief of civil legal services. She previously worked in engagement and advocacy at Equal Justice Works and as a staff attorney at the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, focusing on constitutional and civil rights litigation and advocacy. She received her B.A. from American University and her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.