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Crystal M. Cummings's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She maintains an active pro bono practice that spans housing, education, and civil rights.

Crystal graduated from Brooklyn Law School, where she served as the managing editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. While in law school, she externed for the Honorable Lorna G. Schofield of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Prior to law school, Crystal earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She worked for over a decade in public transportation planning and federal grants and policy, serving as a consultant with two international design and engineering firms and as deputy director, Federal Affairs and Emergency Relief Funding, for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).



  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2022, Cum Laude
  • Master of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 2008, Martin Meyerson Award
  • B.A., Urban Studies and American Public Policy, University of Pennsylvania, 2007


  • New York
  • District of Columbia