Thiru Vignarajah has extensive federal, state and local government experience. A former federal and Baltimore City prosecutor and Supreme Court clerk, Thiru served most recently as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Maryland. His practice focuses on complex trial and appellate litigation, white collar and internal investigations, and global regulatory compliance.

Thiru attended Yale University and Harvard Law School, where he was elected president of the Harvard Law Review. He subsequently clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Justice Stephen G. Breyer on the United States Supreme Court. After practicing at a firm in Washington, DC, Thiru served as an Assistant US Attorney for the District of Maryland, was selected as Chief of the Major Investigations Unit in the State's Attorney's Office for Baltimore City and was then appointed Deputy Attorney General for Maryland.

Thiru also teaches courses on constitutional law, crime policy, and law and education at The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore School of Law and the University of Maryland School of Law, where he has repeatedly been voted outstanding professor of the year.