Vice President | NY
Ujala is a Vice President at Fenton’s New York office. An attorney, former journalist, and senior communications strategist, Ujala has served as the communications director for a number of human rights law organizations, including the ACLU New York, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund. She has led, or participated in, strategies that successfully advocated for reducing solitary confinement, supporting labor rights, providing access to education and legal rights for immigrant youth, challenging discrimination against LGBTQ teenagers, redrawing voting districts, reforming discriminatory policing, and shining a spotlight on technological advances that infringe on privacy. At the ACLU New York, Ujala led the organization’s public response to President Trump’s instatement of the “Muslim ban,” and co-authored “State of Injustice” (on the right to public defense) and “Dignity for All?” (on discrimination against transgender youth). She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and Carnegie Mellon University.