Gunita Singh is the 2020/2021 Jack Nelson/Dow Jones Foundation Legal Fellow for the Reporters Committee where she works on litigation, policy, and amicus work, primarily around state and federal freedom of information laws while also helping reporters and news organizations with records requests.
Gunita received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, she interned at the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the District of Columbia Office of Police Complaints. She earned her undergraduate degree at Boston University where she studied political science and graduated magna cum laude.
Gunita was previously the staff attorney at the government transparency organization Property of the People where she used the Freedom of Information Act to acquire thousands of records on matters of public concern in an effort to foster transparency and accountability. She grew up in Palo Alto, California.
Admitted to practice in California and Washington, D.C.