Vivek Tata


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Vivek Tata is a litigator with experience in complex commercial litigation and regulatory and enforcement investigations. Before law school, he was a marketing manager at Google, managing payments and retail search products across multiple international markets.  He also worked as a product manager on the 2012 Obama-Biden campaign.

In his pro bono practice, Vivek worked on a team representing an indigent death row inmate seeking certiorari review and a stay of execution from the United States Supreme Court.

Vivek earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was a Senior Editor of the Stanford Law & Policy Review and a research assistant to Professor Lawrence M. Friedman. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

  • Stanford Law School (J.D., 2016)
    Gerald Gunther Prizes for Outstanding Performance (Evidence and Securities Law); Senior Editor, Stanford Law & Policy Review
  • Dartmouth College (A.B., History, 2006)
    High Honors

Law Clerk to the Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2017-2018

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Associate, 2016-2017

  • State Bar of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York