In November 2018, Farias became an Editorial Writer at The New York Times .  He was previously a Writer-in-Residence at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund where he wrote analysis, commentary, and institutional materials for the Thurgood Marshall Institute, a hub for policy and research. Farias was previously columnist for New York Magazine, where he wrote articles covering the intersection of law, policy, and politics. From 2017-2018, Farias was a legal editor with Radiolab's More Perfect.  Previously, Farias was a legal affairs reporter with The Huffington Post, where he covered the Supreme Court of the United States and national legal issues. Over the years, his articles and insights have appeared in The New York Times, Slate Magazine , The New Republic, Fusion, Fox News Latino, and New York's El Diario, among other publications. In total, Farias has published more than 1,000 pieces in print and online media. Farias has also worked for the City University of New York Law Review, Acacia Network, Inc., Federal Defenders of New York, Southern District of New York, New York State Court of Appeals, Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) at CUNY Law, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Judiciary of New Jersey.