Ilya handles complex matters primarily, but not exclusively, in state and federal New York and Pennsylvania courts. He conducts extensive and complex research and drafting work, including briefs with appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He advises clients on legal and regulatory environment options. Ilya has extensive experience with insurance and securities class actions, arbitration rights, and contract disputes, as well as experience with employment disputes, regulatory affairs, lobbying and adjudication, land use disputes, and federal civil rights litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, he was a managing commercial litigation associate at an international law firm. He was also a clinical intern for the Prosecution Clinic, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York and a legal intern at Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Public Assistance Crimes Unit.
Ilya earned his bachelor’s degree, with general honors, from the University of Chicago and his law degree from New York University School of Law. Ilya is proficient in French and Hebrew, conversant in Russian, and has a working knowledge of German.