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Nandan Joshi


Nandan M. Joshi is an attorney with Public Citizen Litigation Group, which he joined in April 2019. Nandan’s practice areas include consumer law; access to justice; administrative law; and communications, Internet and technology law.

Nandan joined Public Citizen after 18 years of public service in the federal government. Immediately before joining Public Citizen, Nandan was an attorney in the Legal Division of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where he helped with the establishment of the new agency and, for more than four years, served as the director of its Amicus Program. In that role, Nandan participated as amicus curiae on behalf of the agency in consumer financial law cases in federal appellate courts and, working with the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office, in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Before joining the CFPB, Nandan worked in the Office of General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). During his tenure at the FCC, Nandan primarily served as appellate counsel for the agency in litigation involving judicial review of agency decision-making. Nandan also served as a member of the FCC’s Transaction Team, which was responsible for advising the agency on legal and policy issues related to telecommunications and media mergers and marketplace competition generally. Before joining government, Nandan was an associate at a large D.C. law firm, where he represented clients in litigation and regulatory matters.

Nandan received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, graduating magna cum laude in 1993 and earning membership in Phi Beta Kappa. In 1996, he graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center.

Nandan is admitted to the District of Columbia bar and is an inactive member of the Maryland bar. Nandan is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and numerous other federal courts.

Media Appearances

Nandan has been quoted in GovernmentExecutive.