Ms. Kruk is a Senior Counsel at Kishner Miller Himes where she focuses on complex business litigation and real estate-centered disputes.
Before joining the firm in January 2022, Ms. Kruk was a Senior Counsel in the General Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department. During her time at the Law Department, Ms. Kruk defended the City and its agencies and employees in federal and state court civil rights litigation challenging City programs and policies in areas such as conditions of confinement, emergency child removals, special education, and architectural and program accessibility for people with disabilities. Ms. Kruk has represented the City of New York and the New York City Police Department in federal litigation brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and City Human Rights Law.
Prior to joining the City’s Law Department, Ms. Kruk practiced commercial litigation and arbitration with Hogan Lovells US LLP. After law school, Ms. Kruk clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal, and completed her articles at Macleod Dixon LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright), before moving to New York City to obtain a Master of Laws at Columbia University.
Member, New York City Bar Association
Edith J. Spivack Award, New York City Law Department (2019)
Division Chief Award, New York City Law Department (2018)
Lawrence A. Wien Prize and Fellowship in Corporate Social Responsibility, Columbia University (2006)
Columbia University Law School (LL.M. 2007, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
University of Calgary, Faculty of Law (LL.B. 2005, Dean’s List)