As a fellow in the Office of the General Counsel, Cesar De La Vega is involved in a wide variety of challenges that a lawyer faces when working in-house at a large nonprofit organization. Cesar provides advice and guidance in areas such as Urban’s Institutional Review Board work, trustee development, information governance, employee training, contract and compliance matters, and other legal inquiries.
While studying at Stanford Law School, De La Vega participated in the school’s Organizations and Transactions Clinic—providing free corporate legal services to Bay Area nonprofit organizations—and the Law and Policy Lab’s Obesity in Santa Clara County practicum, a collaboration with the County Counsel’s Office and Stanford University School of Medicine faculty. He is a recipient of the Ford Foundation Post-Graduate Fellowship in Public Interest Law and the La Raza Lawyers of Santa Clara County Charitable Foundation Merit Award.
De La Vega received his BA in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2010 and his JD from Stanford Law School in 2014.
Cesar De La Vega currently serves as the Juanita Tate Social Justice Fellow at The City Project, a Los Angeles based, multicultural, Latino-led nonprofit organization that believes all people should have access to healthy, livable communities.