• Overview
  • Representative Cases
  • Experience
  • Recognitions
  • Memberships
  • Community Activities
  • Publications

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.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, 2016
  • Macalester College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010

Admitted

  • New York
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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.

Representative Cases

Represented large insurance company in dispute against major Fortune 100 company in claims resulting from the mortgage crisis

Represented Fortune 100 company in intellectual property disputes against competitor

Represented large company in complex fraud dispute

Represented criminal defendant in petition for executive clemency on a pro bono basis

Experience

Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP (2017-2018)

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)

Recognitions

Served as Editor-in-Chief of the Fordham Law Review

Won Best Oralist for two Moot Court competitions

Memberships

New York Bar Association

Community Activities

Co-founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Fordham University School of Law

Publications

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)