Hopi Costello Ruplin is a fierce advocate who approaches her clients’ legal issues with grit and resolve. Hopi’s practice focuses on a wide range of cases, including complex commercial disputes, representation of small businesses, and work on behalf of individuals. Her breadth of experience, from working for a federal judge to practicing in large New York law firms, gives her deep perspective into the litigation process and strategies for success.
Business and Commercial Litigation, Financial Institutions Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Appeals.
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Graduated magna cum laude and order of the coif from Fordham University School of Law in 2016, served as Editor-in-Chief of the Fordham Law Review, and won Best Oralist for two Moot Court competitions; graduated magna cum laude from Macalester College in 2010.
Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP (2017-2018); Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Harris L Hartz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2016-2017); Summer Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (2015); Law Clerk, Federal Public Defender, District of Oregon (2014).
New York Bar Association
Note, “Judicial Interpretation of State Ethics Rules Under the McDade Amendment: Do Federal or State Courts Get the Last Word?,” 84 Fordham L. Rev. 201 (2015).
Co-founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Fordham University School of Law.