Rajiv Syed, Esq. Rajiv Syed has prosecuted close to 200 cases for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. While at the District Attorney’s Office, he was placed in Brooklyn’s busiest trial bureau.
61-43 186th Street
NEW YORK, Fresh Meadows, NY 1136511365 New York
Rajiv Syed, Esq.
Professional and Knowledgeable. Rajiv and his staff are professional, knowledgeable and compassionate. He was able to modify my loan and get me a fair market rate within a reasonable amount of time. Thank you! I have nothing but good things to say about Mr. Syed. He was able to reduce my DWI to a DWAI. Every penny spent was well worth it. Highly recommended and trust worthy. Professional and Knowledgeable. Rajiv and his staff are professional, knowledgeable and compassionate. He was able to modify my loan and get me a fair market rate within a reasonable amount of time. Honest Lawyer who puts Clients interest first. If you’re looking for a hard working lawyer who actual cares about his clients interest, Rajiv is your guy! He is very honest. Not your stereotypical lawyer.Really good dude! Highly recommended.
Rating: 5 / 5 stars

Rajiv Syed, Esq

About

Rajiv Syed, Esq.

Rajiv Syed has prosecuted close to 200 cases for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. While at the District Attorney’s Office, he was placed in Brooklyn’s busiest trial bureau.

Now, he uses those skills learned to in protecting the rights of those accused of committing crimes, arrested or under investigation. Preserving society’s civil rights has always been a passion, as Mr. Syed is a former board member of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) – Suffolk County Chapter. While with the NYCLU, Mr. Syed was actively engaged in legal projects with respect to Islamophobia, Malicious Prosecution and the Real ID Act.

He was an active member of the Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Project, in which he assisted indigent clients on Landlord/Tenant matters. Mr. Syed has had over 100 cases in Landlord/Tenant and Civil court. Whether it is a holdover, non-payment or HPD case, Mr. Syed will ensure your right’s are represented properly in court.

Mr. Syed has successfully handled many Immigration matters and assisted many clients in obtaining status as Permanent Residents, US Citizens, Work Permits, Travel Authorization, Refugee Status under Political Asylum cases and Spousal/Visitor/Investor Visa Holders.

Mr. Syed was also active on a pro bono basis with the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyer’s Project, for which he represented indigent clients on Bankruptcy and Foreclosure matters.

Mr. Syed speaks Bengali, Hindi and Urdu fluently. Mr. Syed also has basic conversational skills in Japanese. Mr. Syed is proud of his South Asian heritage and is heavily involved with the South Asian Immigrant community, to ensure his community’s rights are not violated.

Mr. Syed is involved with the New York State Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association and American Bar Association. Mr. Syed is licensed to practice in New York State.

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

  • Civil Court Litigation
  • Supreme Court Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Preliminary Injunctions
  • Temporary Restraining Orders
  • Order to Show Cause
  • Motions
  • Depositions
  • Litigation Prevention Negotiation

Landlord/
Tenant

  • Evictions
  • Residential Landlord Tenant
  • Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • Yellowstone Injunctions
  • Lease Creation
  • Lease Review
  • Tenant Buy Out Negotiations
  • HP Actions
  • Section 8 Cases
  • Holdover Evictions
  • Non-Payment Evictions
  • Termination Notices
  • Rent Demands

Criminal Defense

  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • DWI - Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI - Driving Under the Influence
  • DWAI - Driving While Ability Impaired
  • Assault Cases
  • Drug Possession Cases
  • Weapons Possession Cases
  • Grand Larceny / Petit Larceny Cases
  • Sealing of Convictions

Real Estate/
Business Transactions

  • Closings
  • Contract Review
  • Contract Creation
  • Transactional Negotiations

Family Law/
Matrimonial

  • Divorce
  • Orders of Protection
  • Post/Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Negligence/Tort

  • Physical & Mental Harm
  • Contributory Negligence
  • Comparative Negligence
  • Assumption of Risk
  • Car Accident
  • Slip & Fall