NEW YORK — Feb. 7, 2023 – India L. Sneed, a Government Law & Policy Practice associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office, has been named to City & State’s “The Power of Diversity: Black Power 100” list.
According to the publication, the list recognizes Black leaders as well as Black business executives, nonprofit leaders, union officials, advisers, advocates, and activists who are blazing new trails in New York.
Sneed is dedicated to giving back and involved in a number of organizations, including the National Black Prosecutors Association, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and serves on Greenberg Traurig’s Committee on Racial Justice. Sneed advises clients on matters pertaining to government law and policy, election law, and investigations. She has vast experience as a leader in governmental and legislative roles, having served as Deputy Director of the New York City Mayor’s Action Plan where she was responsible for interagency coordination of citywide programs and managing a multimillion dollar budget; Chief of Staff and Legislative & Budget Director for two City Council Members where she led bill drafting and negotiations and allocated funds to community partners; and as Executive Director of the New York State BLAC Caucus engaging legislators statewide on a wide variety of matters. She also served as a Prosecutor in the Kings County District Attorneys’ Office, leading investigations into officer misconduct and hate crimes and conducting bench and jury trials.
Additionally, Sneed has been listed in City & State’s “Above & Beyond” and “40 Under 40,” The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers magazine – New York Metro Super Lawyers.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Plus, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/our-firm/diversity Twitter: @GT_Drives.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Austin, Denver, New York City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Tallahassee, and Washington, D.C. Most recently, Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy team was “Top Listed” for Government Relations in Best Lawyers in America’s 2018 edition. The team was also named “Law Firm of the Year” for Government Relations by the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms." The practice also received the most first-tier Government Relations rankings in the U.S.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy as a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.