Anna Seitelman -

Anna V. Seitelman

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Anna Seitelman -

Anna V. Seitelman


Ms. Seitelman is a commercial litigator in the Firm’s Litigation and Appeals practice group. Anna has successfully litigated a broad range of matters before state and federal courts, including corporate and business litigation disputes, land use, zoning, and commercial development litigation as well as complex property, breach of contract, and insurance coverage actions. Anna also has a track record of success litigating cases involving religious rights, civil rights, and constitutional issues. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Seitelman served as the Senior Principal Law Clerk to the Hon. Michael C. Lynch and as an Appellate Court Attorney at the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department.  


Ms. Seitelman is admitted to practice in New York State courts, as well as the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a member of the Appellate Division, Third Department’s Character and Fitness Committee, the New York State Bar Association, and Albany County Bar Association.  


Countering Free Speech: CVE Pilot Programs’ Chilling Effect on Protected Speech and Expression, 68 SYRACUSE L. REV., 662-687 (2018).


Anna graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law in 2018, earning a Juris Doctor degree. In law school, Anna was a Lead Articles Editor for Syracuse Law Review, where she composed a book about First Amendment rights and earned a Robert M. Anderson Publication Award for her published Note. She also was a member of Moot Court Honor Society and won two Best Brief Awards at the National Moot Court Competition and the McKenzie-Hughes Appellate Competition. 

Ms. Seitelman received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, summa cum laude, from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York, where she received Annette Van Howe Award for the Highest Academic Achievement by a Sophomore Woman and was an All-American National Debate Scholar on the Speech and Debate Team. 

Anna is originally from Kyiv, Ukraine and moved to the United States when she was 15 years old to pursue her education. She speaks fluent Russian and Ukrainian and maintains a strong connection to her Ukrainian culture.  

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