Kaplan Hecker & Fink congratulates Tali Farhadian Weinstein on being named to City & State New York’s inaugural Power of Diversity: Middle Eastern & North African 50 List. The list highlights “MENA individuals who are making a difference in politics, business and nonprofits and advocating for greater representation and recognition in government.” The list features entrepreneurs and activists, Muslims and Jews, Arabs and Persians. These individuals hail from across the state – Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and upstate – and with ties to every corner of the MENA region, from Algeria and Egypt to Syria and Yemen to Palestine and Israel.

#25 Tali Farhadian Weinstein

After a strong run for Manhattan district attorney, a distinguished career as a prosecutor and clerkships under Merrick Garland and Sandra Day O’Connor, Tali Farhadian Weinstein last year joined the boutique law firm Kaplan Hecker & Fink, where she focuses on gender justice and public interest litigation. In the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, she helped create a groundbreaking post-conviction justice bureau. Farhadian Weinstein, who finished second in the Manhattan district attorney Democratic primary in 2021, serves on the boards of the Vera Institute of Justice and the International Refugee Assistance Project and is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst.

View the full list of honorees here.