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Hakim Mulraine '96

hakim mulraineHakim Mulraine '96

What being an alumnus means to me....

In November of 2010, I opened a law office in White Plains, New York called The Mulraine Firm. As a graduate of Manhattanville College '96, I can't help but think about the role that Manhattanville has played on my professional and personal life.  As a young man from the Bronx, my career goal was to be an investigator for a government agency. I felt Manhattanville's Political Science department would best prepare me but I never imagined the opportunities that it would create. 

While attending Manhattanville, I interned in Vice President Albert Gore's Legal Counsel in Washington DC.  The experience allowed me to meet with President Bill Clinton and former President George W Bush.  In my final year, I interned in Congresswoman Nita Lowey's White Plains office. As graduation approached, I felt both confident and prepared.  My course of study, internships and passion for my chosen career path, I obtained a position as a Confidential Investigator for the City of New York.

Armed with the confidence, gained from Manhattanville, I worked for the City for a year before I enrolled in law school. I attended the University at Buffalo, School of law, where I was welcomed by a host of Manhattanville graduates. I went on to work as a Legal Consultant for New York Life Insurance, while pursuing a certificate in Entertainment & Media Management at New York University.    

 Manhattanville has also had an impact on my personal life because it is the place where I met my wife.  My wife and I met as freshmen and were later married in the castle.


Hakim Mulraine '96 is an attorney and resident of Westchester County. Born and raised in Bronx, New York, he received his B.A. in Political Science from Manhattanville College. After college, he worked for the City of New York as a Confidential Investigator, where he investigated claims of police misconduct. 

He received his J.D from the University at Buffalo, School of Law (UB Law). While in Buffalo, Hakim was the owner and operator of, Raine Sports & Entertainment Management, where he worked with musicians and semi-professional athletes. Law school is where he received his introduction to copyright and publishing law.  As a member of the Copyright & Publishing Clinic, Hakim assisted authors with their publishing agreements as well as performed research for copyright infringement litigation. 

Hakim holds a Certificate in Entertainment & Media Management from New York University. After years of working as a Legal Consultant for a major insurance company, he started his own practice. In 2008, he established "The Mulraine Firm, LLC" in Mount Vernon New York. On November 1st of 2010, the law office relocated to White Plains, New York.

Education:
Manhattanville College '96
University at Buffalo, School of Law '2000
New York University (Certificate in Entertainment & Media Mgmt. 2006) 

Bar Admission:
New York State Bar, 2nd Department 

Court Admission: 

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York