Moumita Rahman, Esq
Attorney Moumita Rahman is an experienced immigration lawyer with more than 10 years of experience serving clients from all over the world.
She believes deeply in helping keep families together and helping them achieve the American dream, and in helping those who want opportunity in America to do it with the right visa status. She specializes in family based immigration and business visas, naturalization, religious and political asylum, immigration applications for domestic violence victims, and removal defense.
Since starting her own practice, Ms. Rahman has been recognized as a leader in the field of immigration law, and was recently named a 2017 and 2018 “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Advocates. She has been named a 2019 and 2018 “Rising Star” in Immigration law by Super Lawyers, an honor given to only 2% of attorneys in New York City.
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. Her mom and dad raised her to appreciate her Bangladeshi background, so she remains fluent in Bengali. Ms. Rahman works with members of the community to promote effective resources for recent immigrant women and provides legal seminars to help educate recent newcomers to the basics of American law.
Ms. Rahman is admitted to practice in the United States District Court (in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the District of Connecticut), the State of New York, and Immigration Courts nationwide. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Ms. Rahman 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 in History from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she received several awards for campus leadership as the president of the SMU Chapter of Amnesty International. At SMU, she was awarded the William McElvaney Award for Peace and Justice, an award given for her activities promoting human rights awareness. One of her central activities included spending 72 hours inside of a Mock Jail in the center of campus to bring light to the situation of political dissidents and activists all over the world.
Ms. Rahman is a classically trained Indian dancer and has trained in the styles of Bharat Natyam, Kathak, and Odissi. In her spare time, Ms. Rahman enjoys motherhood, weight lifting, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.