Ejaz Baluch

Ejaz Baluch Jr

  • Lecturer in Law

Ejaz Baluch is currently on detail as an Advisor with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. As an Advisor, he works with federal
government agencies to address incidents of Anti-Asian hate and promote greater data
disaggregation for AA and NHPI subgroups.

Ejaz is on detail from the Department of Justice, where he has been a Trial Attorney in the
Employment Litigation Section of the Department’s Civil Rights Division since October 2019.
He primarily represents the United States in federal district court in cases under Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964. His cases typically include allegations of employment discrimination
based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity by state and local government
employers, including police departments, fire departments, and school districts. Ejaz also
regularly facilitates Department of Justice trainings, including serving as a National Advocacy
Center faculty member. He joined the Department through the Attorney General’s Honors

Prior to joining the Department, Ejaz was the 2018–2019 Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. Appellate
Advocacy Fellow at the Public Justice Center, where he appeared as lead counsel before state
and federal appellate courts litigating cases that impact the development of civil rights and
poverty law. Ejaz has also clerked for the Honorable George L. Russell, III of the U.S. District
Court for the District of Maryland. Before becoming an attorney, he taught middle school social
studies in Baltimore, Maryland.