Ekta Dharia is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Through her work, Ekta represents the interests of the United States in a wide range of defensive and affirmative civil actions in the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts, as well as in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Ekta previously worked as a litigation associate at Molo Lamken LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Ekta also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William F. Kuntz, II of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Before attending law school, Ekta completed the American India Foundation’s William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India. Ekta received her J.D. magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was an Executive Articles Editor of the Georgetown Law Review, and her A.B. cum laude from Duke University.