Kara Gorycki

Kara L. Gorycki

Of Counsel

Business Litigation
New York, New York

Kara Gorycki is an accomplished litigator with nearly 15 years of experience defending clients in commercial litigation and complex business disputes. Trained at a nationally prominent law firm, she is a compelling advocate for firm clients in shareholder/partnership disputes, real estate conflicts, business disputes, civil rights actions, and college disciplinary matters.

Kara brings a practical approach to her work on every case, carefully assessing the best route to dispute resolution in the context of each client’s specific business and personal objectives. With experience representing clients at every stage of the litigation process – and in alternative dispute resolution – she appears regularly in federal and state courts throughout the state of New York. Clients have included large public companies, privately held businesses, and start-ups, as well as individuals.

Selected to the New York Rising Star Super Lawyers list four times, Kara has also been recognized by the Legal Aid Society for her pro bono work.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.; managing editor of staff, Hofstra Law Review
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A.


  • New York
  • S. District Court – Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York
  • Selected to the New York Rising Star Super Lawyers list (2012-2015)
  • Recipient, Legal Aid Society’s Supreme Court Practice Pro Bono Award (2004)
  • Recipient, Winston & Strawn’s Pro Bono Commitment to Service Award (2004)
  • Volunteer, Safe Horizon Counseling Center
  • Former member, New York City Bar Association’s Federal Courts Committee

July 2009

  • Speaker, “Can We Learn From Larry Salander? Indictment of a Self-Proclaimed Visionary,” Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects, July 2009.


  • Contributor, American Bar Association’s Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments.