Rajdeep Jolly is an attorney and consultant in Washington, DC. He started his career as associate counsel for a small commercial bank but turned down a lucrative private sector salary to combat violence and discrimination against Sikh Americans in the post-9/11 environment. As a civil rights lawyer, Raj was the driving force behind successful campaigns to expand federal hate crime tracking, strengthen anti-discrimination laws in Oregon and California, and promote equal opportunity in the U.S. Army. He has been quoted and published extensively in media outlets worldwide, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Miami Herald, and Associated Press. A lifelong learner, Raj returned to graduate school following his nonprofit career and earned an MS in Accounting, with a concentration in forensic accounting, and attained the certified anti-money laundering specialist designation while working for a digital brokerage firm. He is currently the principal of The Jolly Law Office PLLC and R.S. Jolly Consulting LLC.