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H. Adeniyi Taiwo

Assistant Corporation Counsel

NYC Law Department Office of the Corporation Counsel

100 Church Street
New York, NY, 10007
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Practice Areas:

Assistant Corporation Counsel, Tort Division, August 2015-present

Defend the City of New York against Tort actions in all phases of litigation including depositions, motion practice, court appearances and general discovery matters.

Assistant District Attorney, Trial Bureau September 2009 - August 2015

Conduct all phases of felony trials including gathering of evidence, witness preparation, jury selection,

and summation. Manage felony cases in all stages of prosecution including case evaluation, grand jury

presentation, motion practice, and plea negotiation. Draft search warrants, indictments, and motions

related to suppression and resentencing issues, and conduct legal research. Debrief defendants and

confidential informants. Conducted investigations that resulted in arrests of numerous targets for A-
felony drug crimes. Effectively argued more than 20 evidentiary hearings before Supreme Court judges.

Successfully defended against a civil suit in an Article 78 proceeding.

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I like to think of myself as a born litigator. I've always loved the challenge of legal analysis and advocacy. I've taken advantage of every opportunity to increase my expertise in those areas and I'm always looking forward to the next one.


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