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India L. Sneed advises clients on matters pertaining to government law and policy, election law, and investigations.

India 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. India 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. India continues to maintain and grow her vast network of agency decision makers and legislators.

Kompetencje

Doświadczenie

  • 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

Sukcesy i wyróżnienia

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Government Relations Practice, 2022-2023
  • Listed, City & State
    • Law Power 100, 2022
    • Black Power 100, 2021
  • Listed, City & State, New York City
    • Above & Beyond, 2021 
    • 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, 2019
  • Team Member, City & State, "Top 50 NYC Lobbyists," 2021  
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2020-2021
  • Greenberg Traurig Pro Bono Award, 2020
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, 2021
  • Member, New York City Bar
    • Committee on Government Ethics and State Affairs
    • Committee of Election Law
  • Member, National Black Prosecutors Association
  • Member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Member, Greenberg Traurig GAIN
  • Member, Greenberg Traurig Committee on Racial Justice
    • Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
    • Subcommittee on Education

Kwalifikacje

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