About Craig A. Convissar

Craig Convissar has a litigation practice representing companies and individuals across a variety of matters in both state and federal courts, including class actions, unfair competition, breach of contract, labor and employment and white-collar criminal defense. A former law clerk in the most active federal trial court in the country, Craig has extensive experience with the broad spectrum of federal litigation.

Fighting for the rights of minorities benefits all of us

Craig maintains an active pro bono practice and has assisted several LGBT clients in obtaining asylum in the United States. He has previously served on the New York City Bar Association's LGBT Rights Committee. Currently he is a member of the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York's board of directors and judicial screening panel.

Prior to joining Katten, Craig served as a law clerk to the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before his clerkship, Craig was as an associate editor in the litigation group of Thomson Reuters Practical Law, and previously worked as an associate at a large corporate firm in New York, focusing his practice on litigation matters.

While in law school, Craig completed internships with the New York Legal Assistance Group, Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, and the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Practice Focus

  • Litigation