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India L. Sneed

India Sneed is a dynamic attorney with a diverse background that includes trial practice, policy and legislation, government relations, and community organizing.

India began her career in politics and government in 2011 as Legislative and Budget Director where she oversaw discretionary allocations of city funding and was responsible for researching, drafting, and gaining support for proposed legislation and policy positions. India graduated law school in 2013 and began working as the Executive Director of New York State Black Caucus. In that role, India cultivated relationships with New York State Assembly members, Senators, staffers, and agency leadership to promote Caucus policy agendas and community awareness initiatives.

India later joined the King County District Attorney's office as a member of 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. In 2018, India returned to politics as a City Council member’s Chief of Staff where she helped craft legislation and position her member for Speaker. India was next hired by the New York City's Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice where, as Deputy Executive Director of MAP, she helped public housing residents organize to effectuate policies and relationships that would help lower crime in their community.

India is now an attorney with Greenberg Traurig's Government Law and Policy Group where utilizes her knowledge of city and state politics, skill as a trial and investigations attorney, and personality to effectively sustain and create relationships. This ultimately benefits the clients that India interacts with.



  • 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


  • 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
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York