Confirm Vanita Gupta

Nominee for Associate Attorney General.

About vanita gupta

Vanita Gupta has spent her entire career working for equal justice, fighting successfully for greater equity in our criminal legal system, and advancing the rights and dignity of every person in America. She is a proven consensus builder who has built bridges with a wide range of people, interests, and ideologies. She has brought together people to make a meaningful difference to make our communities more safe and she has fought for equal justice..  

With the strongest civil rights record we have seen at any level in the Justice Department, Vanita Gupta would be a fierce champion for justice and can bring back independence and integrity to the department. 

As the first woman of color in U.S. history to serve as Associate Attorney General and the first civil rights lawyer to serve in one of the top three positions at the Justice Department, Vanita Gupta will bring a fresh perspective, empathy, and commitment to making our laws better serve all communities to this important role. Vanita was also the first woman of color to head The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights where she led the organization to fight against civil rights rollbacks.