Proud of India, Anjali Chaturvedi has been appointed as General Counsel
Indo-US legal expert Anjali Chaturvedi has been appointed by US President Joe Biden as General Counsel in the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to the White House website, Chaturvedi is the deputy assistant attorney general in the US Department of Justice’s crime department. Chaturvedi has been appointed General Counsel in the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The core vision of the department is to provide veterans the world class benefits and services they have earned – and adhere to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, responsibility and leadership.
Chaturvedi has worked in all three branches of government during his career. As well as private practice. Before returning to government service, Chaturvedi served as Assistant General Counsel and Director of Investigation for Northrop Grumman Corporation and led the company’s global investigative team. Chaturvedi previously served as Assistant General Counsel at British Petroleum and as a partner in the Washington DC law firm of Nixon Peabody.
Also worked in the US Attorney’s Office
During his tenure at the Justice Department, he served in the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Northern District of California. These include serving as deputy chief of the Department of Criminal Trials and Head of the Strike Force for Organized Crime and as an attorney for Senator Diane Feinstein in the Senate Judiciary.
Born in Courland, New York, Chaturvedi began his legal career as a clerk by District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Gregory E. Midge. Chaturvedi taught trial advocacy and criminal procedure as an assistant professor at Georgetown University and Hastings College of Law.