Seton Hall University, Newark, New Jersey – J.D.; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey - B.A
Vik Pawar is an accomplished trial lawyer and litigator who is the founding partner of the Pawar Law Group. Prior to starting Pawar Law Group, Vik served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. In that position, Vik handled hundreds of civil rights cases filed in federal courts and successfully defended the city in number of state and federal jury trials. Vik’s tenure at the Law Department has given him extensive experience in the area of federal litigation and 42 U.S.C. Section 1983. Vik also assists his friend Professor Martin A. Schwartz in updating his leading and most sought after treatise in the area of 42 U.S.C. Section 1983: Evidence, Fees and Litigation. Prior to working with the New York City Law Department, Vik was a law clerk in the Trial and Appellate Courts of New Jersey.
Vik concentrates his practice primarily in complex litigation, trials and appeals in federal court.
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Bankruptcy Court
Member, Association of Bar of NYC, Federal Legislation Committee
Member, American Inn of Courts