India L. Sneed-Williams, Esq., MBA

About the Founder

India L. Sneed-Williams advises clients on matters pertaining to government law and policy, regulatory affairs, and Minority and Women owned Business Entity certifications.

Before launching IQEQ Law, India was an Associate at the international and highly renowned law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP where she routinely guided fortune 500 companies to navigate government relations and related legal matters. Within the firm India developed a practice focused on minority and women business owned entities in New York City and State and became the go to attorney firmwide for related matters.

India has vast experience as a leader in governmental and legislative roles, having served as a Prosecutor in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, leading investigations into officer misconduct and hate crimes along with conducting bench and jury trials. India also served as Deputy Director of the New York City Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety where she was responsible for interagency coordination of citywide programs and managing a multimillion-dollar budget; Chief of Staff and Legislative & Budget Director for two City Council Members where she led bill drafting, negotiations and allocated funds to community partners; and as Executive Director of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian (BPHA) Legislative Caucus where she engaged state legislators on a wide variety of matters. India continues to maintain and grow her vast network of agency decision-makers and legislators.

Over the past decade India has earned numerous accolades and awards for her service in government and excellence in private practice. 

Practice Areas

India L. Sneed has a comprehensive hold on a gamut of legal sectors, including Government Affairs, Political Law & Compliance, as well as Minority/Women Business owned Entities. India also serves as outside general counsel for small and mid cap sized firms. 

Government Affairs

India understands the political and policy environment, how governments operate, and how to navigate the processes that are essential for both public and private sector organizations. As a consequence, she has built a reputation for providing professional, timely, and reliable service. She understands the legislative and policy frameworks of government and offers pragmatic solutions that are grounded in legal understanding.

Political Law & Compliance

India L. Sneed provides strategic counsel to help you navigate challenges and maximize opportunities involving finance, ethics, and government regulations. Any involvement in politics, whether it's a lobbyist attempting to influence public policy, a candidate seeking re-election, a business planning a charitable event for a politician, an individual making a campaign contribution, etc., we advise clients on compliance to local, state and federal laws, ensuring they remain updated of any new and proposed legislation.

Minority/Women Business owned Entities

We focus our Minority and Women owned Business Enterprise practice on guiding clients through MBE and WBE certification and appeal.  We can assist in structuring your business in a manner consistent with certification guidelines and navigate your business through the certification application or appellate process, which can be laden with hurdles. Our legal counsel will prudently recommend the most appropriate certification for your unique circumstances, besides advising measures your business can adopt to maintain required certification standards. In addition, IQEQ Law can assist clients in locating potential investors and establishing strategic alliances or joint ventures so the new enterprise is well-positioned to seek a M/WBE certification.  



  • Washington, DC 
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • J.D., Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center 
  • MBA, Long Island University 
  • B.A., CUNY Baruch College 

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Member
  • Cayuga Centers, Member Board of Trustees
  • CLEO, Advisory Board Member 
  • Read718, Board Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Member
  • National Black Prosecutors Association, Affiliate Member


  • NAACP Women of Excellence Award, 2023
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch,” Government Relations Practice, 2022-2023 Listed, City & State, New York City
  • Power of Diversity: Black 100, 2023 
  • Law Power 100, 2022-2023
  • Black Power 100, 2021
  • Above & Beyond, 2021
  • 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, 2019
  • Team Member, City & State, “Top 50 NYC Lobbyists,” 2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2020-2022 Greenberg Traurig Pro Bono Award, 2020