India Sneed Named to City & State’s 2019 New York City Rising Stars List

NEW YORK– October 30, 2019India L. SneedGovernment Law & Policy Practice associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office, has been named to City & State’s 2019 New York City 40 Under 40 Rising Stars list. Sneed will be recognized at an event on Oct. 30 at Houston Hall in NYC.

According to the publication, “Each year, City & State honors 40 talented individuals under the age of 40 who work in New York City government, politics, and advocacy. Rising Star members have already distinguished themselves in the eyes of their colleagues and are on their way to amassing many more noteworthy accomplishments.”

Having worked in New York City government in various capacities, Sneed has an intimate understanding of how to navigate the complexities of local government. She focuses her practice on administrative law and government affairs, as well as economic development and financing initiatives before government agencies.

Immediately before joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP Sneed was deputy executive director for a mayoral initiative created to lower crime in NYCHA. Sneed also served as chief of staff to the 41st district councilmember, where she oversaw the legislative, budget, and community engagement priorities led by the councilmember. Prior to that, she was assistant district attorney for Kings County, where she prosecuted criminal offenses and was appointed to the Investigations Division – Civil Rights Bureau, as well as Brooklyn Young Adult Court. Sneed was also executive director of New York State BLAC Caucus and a legislative and budget director for the 28th district councilmember while in law school.

About Greenberg Traurig’s New York Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s New York Government Law & Policy Practice, based in New York City and Albany, is one of the leading government relations teams in both the City and the State. Since the team’s inception in 1995, they have been consistently ranked among the top lobbying practices in New York City by the City Clerk’s Office and among the Top 5 law firm lobbying practices in New York State by the Commission on Public Integrity. 

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.