Nilam Sanghvi

Nilam Sanghvi

Adjunct Professor of Law

Legal Director
Pennsylvania Innocence Project
1515 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-204-3146

About Sanghvi

Nilam A. Sanghvi has been serving as legal director of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project in Philadelphia since 2017. Prior to that, she served as Pennsylvania Innocence Project senior staff attorney from 2013 to 2017.

Sanghvi served as a law clerk for The Honorable William B. Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and for The Honorable Thomas L. Ambro, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Sanghvi also worked in private practice for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, & Garrison LLP in New York City; O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Washington, D.C.; and for Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia, PA.

Sanghvi earned her B.A. in political science with a history concentration from Columbia College, Columbia University in 1999, and her J.D. in 2002 (cum laude) and LL.M. degree in advocacy in 2014 from Georgetown University Law Center.