Nikita Lalwani (@nikitaalalwani) is a law clerk in the Southern District of New York. She is a 2020 graduate of Yale Law School, where she served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal, co-president of the Yale Law National Security Group, and co-director of the Yale chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project. She was also a Kerry Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Before law school, Nikita worked as a staff editor at Foreign Affairs in New York and as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in New Delhi. She holds an undergraduate degree in English from Yale and an M.Phil. in American History from the University of Cambridge. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Economist, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, NewYorker.com, The New Republic, Slate, The Times Literary Supplement, The Washington Post, and the Yale Law Journal.