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Carter Qi

  • Attorney


Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Criminal/Federal
  • Immigration
  • Legal Consulting
  • Business Law


Carter R. Qi has dedicated his career to providing top-notch legal representation to clients in need. Carter developed a strong work ethic and a deep appreciation for justice from an early age.

Following law school, Carter began his legal career as the managing attorney at a boutique law firm in New York City, where he honed his skills as a litigator and quickly established a reputation as a fierce advocate for his clients. He represented clients in a variety of high-stakes matters, including employment litigation, complex criminal defense and immigration cases.

In 2021, Carter founded his own law firm, which has since grown into a thriving practice. His firm represents clients in a wide range of legal matters, including business disputes, employment law matter, complex criminal defenses and immigration matters. Carter is widely recognized as one of the top young attorneys in his field. He has been named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2021.

In addition to his work as a top-notch attorney, Carter is also committed to giving back to the public. He is a dedicated volunteer and has been selected to serve on the judge panel for several national moot court competitions, including those held by New York University and the American Bar Association. As a moot court judge, he enjoys the opportunity to mentor the next generation of legal professionals and help them hone their skills in oral advocacy and legal analysis.

Carter is a passionate advocate for pro bono work and serves on the pro bono employment litigation attorney panel for the Eastern and Southern Federal Districts of New York. Through this role, he provides free legal services to individuals who cannot afford to pay for representation, helping to ensure that everyone has access to justice.

Carter is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association's Liaison Committee. As a committee member, he makes legal and procedural recommendations to the U.S. Department of State regarding immigration law and process regularly. Carter's work on the committee reflects his commitment to ensuring that the immigration process is fair and just for all individuals seeking to come to the United States. He understands that the immigration system can be complex and difficult to navigate, and he is dedicated to helping his clients and others in the immigrant community overcome these challenges.

Overall, Carter's dedication to his clients and commitment to public service make him a well-respected and sought-after attorney by his peers.

Outside of his legal practice, Carter has a beautiful and lovely wife and is a father of two beautiful and smart kids. He is also an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hiking, golfing and skiing in his free time.


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.
  • CUNY Baruch College
    • B.S.
    • Major: Accountancy
    • Minor: Law and Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit


  • Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2021, 2022

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Attorney panel for employment litigation for the Eastern District of New York and Southern District of New York


  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English