Moumita Rahman, Esq., received her Juris Doctor from New York Law School, where she served as a past President of the NYLS South Asian Law Students Association, and as an Executive Editor of the NYLS Moot Court Association. Ms. Rahman competed successfully in several moot court competitions across the country.
Ms. Rahman received her Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she received several awards for campus leadership and academic achievement, including the William McElvaney Award for Peace and Justice in 2003.
Prior to starting her own practice, Ms. Rahman worked as a Bankruptcy and Litigation Associate for a small-sized law firm, where she gained extensive experience in filing bankruptcies and handling personal injury matters. Ms. Rahman now practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Litigation, and Estate Planning, but can assist clients in various other areas of the law. In addition, Ms. Rahman provides pro bono services to the New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project.
Ms. Rahman brings with her a unique perspective and understanding as a second-generation immigrant of Bangladeshi descent, and is firmly committed to building strong community values. She is fluent in both English and Bengali.
Ms. Rahman is admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions:
- New York State
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Ms. Rahman is a member of the following professional associations:
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- New York State Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2019 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Top 40 Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2018|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Advocates||2018|
|2018 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Advocates||2017|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Advocates||2016|
|William MacElvaney Peace and Justice Award||Southern Methodist University Office of the Chaplain||2003|
|Owner||Law Firm of Moumita Rahman, PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Barr, Post & Associates||2009 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Rome District Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Active Member||2013 - Present|
|New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2010 - 2016|
|New York Law School||Juris Doctor||2009|
|Southern Methodist University||Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Evening News Segment with Arthur Chi'en||Syrian Refugee Crisis||2015|
|Deportation/Removal Defense Case for citizen of Peru||Won|
|Eun Joo Lee v. Forster & Garbus, 926 F.Supp.2d 482 (E.D.N.Y. 2013)||Won|
|Trustee Soneet R. Kapila v. Spiegelworld LLC||Ms. Rahman moved the court for summary judgment. Her motion was granted after oral arguments, and the case against her client was dismissed.|
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