Nabilah Hossain is a Partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP, specializing in complex civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Nabilah was an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where she was a member of the Homicide and Sex Crimes Units.

Nabilah developed her trial and litigation skills in the eight years that she was a criminal prosecutor. She has prosecuted cases such as murder, sexually motivated assaults, conspiracy, perjury, burglary, fraud, identity theft and other violent crimes.  Nabilah has tried 19 trials to verdict. 

Nabilah earned her J.D from Brooklyn Law School and her undergraduate degrees at New York University. During law school, Nabilah completed externships with U.S Magistrate Judge Robert Levy in the Eastern District of New York, the U.S Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York, and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to law school Nabilah worked at Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith in its Global Markets and Investment Banking-Equities Compliance division.


Honors & Awards

Honors & Recognitions

Robert M. Pitler Criminal Justice Post-Graduate Fellowship



South Asian Bar Association of Northern California

Queen's Bench


Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
J.D., June 2012 Cum Laude

New York University, College of the Arts and Sciences, New York, NY
B.A. in Politics and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, May 2007


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