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ANKIT KAPOOR

ASSOCIATE

 

EDUCATION

Hofstra University (B.A.)

Brooklyn Law School (J.D.)

Ankit Kapoor, an associate of the firm, received his B.A. from Hofstra University in 2010, where he majored in Political Science, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kapoor gained extensive litigation experience as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department’s Manhattan Torts Division. As part of the pretrial unit, Mr. Kapoor was responsible for overseeing over 100 actions while representing the City of New York and its various municipal agencies in all aspects of tort litigation which included weekly oral arguments, hearings, discovery conferences, extensive motion practice, depositions, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation. He also served as the lead attorney in a false arrest and malicious prosecution trial.

Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Kapoor served as a New York City Police Officer for nearly seven years.  In the NYPD, he worked at the 79th, 75th, and 94th Precincts. Mr. Kapoor worked full-time as a Police Officer while attending Brooklyn Law School as an evening student, where he was a Benjamin Ward Scholar.  While in law school, he spent a semester as a legal extern with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office trial division. He was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Fundamentals of Legal Drafting for obtaining the highest grade in the class taught by a New York State Supreme Court Justice.

Mr. Kapoor is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association of New York, and the New York County Lawyers Association’s Matrimonial Law Committee.

Mr. Kapoor is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi. He is admitted to practice in New York.

EMAIL: AKAPOOR@CRSSLAW.COM I DIRECT DIAL: (646)-480-3661  

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