Maya Raghu (L’98)

National Women's Law Center

Director of Workplace Equality and Senior Counsel

Maya Raghu is director of workplace equality and senior counsel at the National Women’s Law Center. She works on a range of issues addressing women’s economic security and employment opportunity, including pay equity, pregnancy discrimination, and sexual harassment.

Prior to joining the Law Center, she was a senior attorney at Futures Without Violence and a senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum, focusing on economic security, gender discrimination, gender-based violence, and human trafficking, with an emphasis on immigrant and low-income women. Her work encompassed litigation, legislative and policy advocacy, public education, multi-sector initiatives, and cross-movement collaboration. She was also previously an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and a law clerk to the Hon. Vanessa D. Gilmore of the Southern District of Texas.

Raghu is a graduate of Trinity University and Georgetown University Law Center.