Suranjan M. Sen is an Attorney at the Institute for Justice.  Suranjan graduated from Yale Law School in 2019, where he was a senior editor of both the Yale Law Journal on Regulation and the Yale Law & Policy Review.  During and immediately after law school, Suranjan spent a summer clerking for Chief Judge Susan G. Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and he spent two summers working for the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell.  For the year between law school and joining IJ, Suranjan clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Suranjan, who is from Tennessee, earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in 2010 with double majors in music and political science.  His time between college and law school was bookended by two year-long academic fellowships abroad:  A teaching position within United International College, Zhuhai’s Government and International Relations department (People’s Republic of China), and a student of Indian language and culture with the American Institute of Indian Studies (India).  He otherwise was a full-time musician when not assisting with his family’s small business.  It was his experience with that small business that inspired him to pursue a career as a litigator and join the IJ team.

Suranjan's Cases

Private Property

DeVillier v. Texas

Supreme Court Argument Victory! On April 16th, the Supreme Court vacated the Fifth Circuit decision and ruled the Devillier family can sue Texas for flooding caused by the state. Resources Brief for Petitioners…

Economic Liberty | Food Freedom

Wisconsin Cottage Foods II

Wisconsin bans the sale of many homemade foods, including common and shelf-stable foods like candies, chocolates, granola and roasted coffee beans. Seven Wisconsinites have joined with IJ to challenge the state’s arbitrary law.

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Suranjan's Amicus Briefs

Suranjan's News, Articles & Publications

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