Moumita Rahman, Esq

20130913LeslieParrott-28-4EDUCATION

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.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

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.

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. She is currently working with members of the Bangladeshi-American immigrant community to provide and promote effective resources for recent immigrant women, and provides legal seminars to help educate recent newcomers to the basics of American law.

LAW ADMISSIONS

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut
  • State of New York
  • Immigration Courts nationwide

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

PRO BONO WORK

Ms. Rahman currently performs pro bono volunteer work on a case-by-case basis.