Sandhya Bathija joined the ACLU communications department in September 2011 and serves the Washington Legislative Office. Previously, she worked in the communications department of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and as a reporter for The National Law Journal. She also practiced law for a small civil rights firm in Detroit, Michigan. She holds a law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and is proud alum of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.