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Ameya A. Lele, Esq.


Practice Summary

Ameya Lele is an Associate Attorney in the New York office. His practice primarily involves all aspects of general liability matters, and has experience defending clients in high-exposure premises liability, motor vehicle liability, professional liability, product liability, labor and employment law (New York Labor Law) claims. He approaches all matters with a keen attention to detail, and provides holistic and proactive advocacy. His effective negotiation and communication style enable him to identify client strengths and critical weaknesses in adversarial claims. Ameya is a skilled and persuasive legal writer, and prioritizes client communication to ensure coordination through the litigation process. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, from inception through to trial.

Prior to joining Murphy Sanchez, Ameya developed his litigation skills while working at regional and national-sized defense litigation firms in New York. He previously clerked for the Hon. Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris/Sussex vicinage, gaining experience in family law, criminal law, and civil fair housing law. While in law school, Ameya worked in the clinic for learning-disability education advocacy, and interened with the Federal Public Defenders of Virginia,. He also served as Notes Editor for the William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice.


New York



Educational Background

William & Mary Law School, J.D. (2020)

Tufts University, B.S. (2015)


Ameya A. Lele, Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria: Reconstruction and the Pathway to Self-Determination, 26 Wm. & Mary J. Race, Gender, & Soc. Just. 715 (2020)