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India L. Sneed

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

India 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.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Deputy Executive Director of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety, Mayor’s Office of New York City, 2018-2019
  • Chief of Staff, New York City Council, 2018
  • Assistant District Attorney, Kings County District Attorney’s Office, 2014-2018
  • Executive Director, Black, Latino, & Asian Caucus, New York State Assembly, 2014
  • Legislation & Budget Director, New York City Council, 2011-2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, City & State, New York City "40 Under 40 Rising Stars," 2019
  • Member, New York City Bar
    • Committee on Government Ethics and State Affairs

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2013
  • M.B.A., Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, 2013
  • B.A., City University of New York at Baruch College, 2008
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York