Dilpreet (Dilly) Rai represents individuals in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including equitable distribution, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, paternity, orders of protection, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She was named a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers for her matrimonial practice in 2014 and 2015.
Dilpreet began her legal career as a complex commercial law litigator at Kaye Scholer LLP for six years, where she gained invaluable experience with sophisticated financial disputes in federal and state courts. During her tenure she was recognized for her commitment to pro bono work on a variety of family law matters, including her representation of individuals in Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) immigration cases and uncontested divorces.
Dilpreet graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University, magna cum laude with distinction, and was the recipient of the Barnard College Jane S. Gould Award for outstanding written work, and the Columbia University’s King’s Crown Leadership Award. She received her law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she participated in the Courtroom Advocates Program in Family Court, and served as a Student Assistant District Attorney in the Family Violence Bureau of the New York County District Attorney’s Office.
Dilpreet is admitted to the bar in the States of New York and New Jersey, the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of New York, and a member of the Diversity Committee of the New York Women’s Bar Association. Dilpreet has lectured on various topics of matrimonial law such as Equitable Distribution and Spousal Support.
2005 New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for New Jersey
2006 New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
2002 Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A.
2005 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.