Sanjukta Paul is Lecturer in Law and teaches Employment Law. She was previously the David J. Epstein Fellow at UCLA School of Law. Paul’s research lies at the intersection of labor and commercial regulation, exploring its conundrums through, among other things, the problem of work outside the bounds of employment. She is currently working on a book on antitrust law and workers, which is under contract with Cambridge University Press.
Paul was a full-time litigator for several years, focusing on employment law, civil rights, and some labor law matters. She also handled a long-term project for the non-profit organization Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, on the issue of independent contractor labor in the port trucking industry. She has made numerous presentations on labor & employment law topics to local bar organizations, such as the Los Angeles County Bar Association and others. Building upon her practice experience, Paul previously designed and taught the Workers Rights Litigation Clinic at UCLA.
Paul clerked for the Honorable Alfred T. Goodwin of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, is a graduate of Yale Law School, where she was a Coker Fellow and a Yale College Teaching Fellow, and holds an M.A. in Philosophy.