NEW YORK — Oct. 22, 2021 — 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 2021 “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 focuses her practice on government relations and represents clients at the municipal, state, and federal level on election law matters including petition process, ballot access, challenges, and court proceedings. She previously served as a City Council member’s chief of staff where she helped craft legislation. Sneed also worked at the Kings County District Attorney’s office as a member of the Hon. Kenneth Thomson’s inaugural class and accepted a position in the Civil Rights Bureau of the office – trying six cases before juries and the bench as first and second chair. She 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. Sneed is also active in the community 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.
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, Las Vegas, 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’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 4.0 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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 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 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: www.gtlaw.com