Ian Marcus Amelkin
Law Firm / Organization
Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
Title / Position
Assistant Federal Defender
Ian Marcus Amelkin joined the Federal Defenders in 2017. Previously, he worked as a staff attorney in Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice and as an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. He clerked for the Honorable Myron H. Thompson of the Middle District of Alabama and the Honorable Chester J. Straub of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Marcus Amelkin graduated with high distinction from the University of Virginia and cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and a student in the Federal Defender Clinic.