Nasreen Syed is a former Vice President of the South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) and is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is licensed to practice in both New York State and Federal Court (U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York). Ms. Syed is fluent in Spanish, Hindi and Urdu.
Nasreen Syed earned her B.A. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Thereafter, she obtained her J.D., with a concentration in Litigation, from Boston University School of Law.
Following law school, Ms. Syed was an Assistant District Attorney for numerous years. During her tenure as a prosecutor, Ms. Syed worked in both the Felony Trial and Special Investigations bureaus, where she successfully litigated a wide array of trials to verdict. In addition to prosecuting violent and non-violent crimes, Ms. Syed has investigated and prosecuted a broad spectrum of White Collar crimes. She was central in securing an Enterprise Corruption indictment, under the New York State Organized Crime Control Act (OCCA), against a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud ring.
After leaving the public sector, Ms. Syed worked at a first tier Civil Litigation law firm for several years before leaving to start her private practice.
As a former prosecutor, Nasreen Syed has extensive litigation experience on both sides of the criminal justice system and is thoroughly familiar with police investigations and the inner workings of criminal prosecution.
As a first generation American, Ms. Syed is particularly sensitive to the personal and emotional issues clients face as they strive to achieve their own vision of the American Dream. She is committed to providing clients with honest, reliable, high quality legal services and will give your case the time and dedication it deserves.