Nikhil Dutta

Legal Advisor
Washington, D.C. (ICNL Headquarters)

Nikhil (Niki) Dutta is a Legal Advisor at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).

Before joining ICNL, Niki worked as an Attorney-Adviser at the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. State Department, where he advised on international trade and intellectual property negotiations and managed legal aspects of the U.S. government's global real property portfolio. Prior to his work at the State Department, Niki clerked for the Hon. Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Hon. Stewart R. Dalzell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Niki served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan from 2002 to 2004.

Niki holds a J.D. from N.Y.U. Law School, where he was a fellow of the Institute for International Law and Justice and editor in chief of the N.Y.U. Journal of International Law & Politics; an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, at Princeton University; and an A.B. from Harvard College.


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