Ilya Gorelik is an Associate in MKCI’s New York City office. His practice focuses on defense of asbestos related claims. Ilya is also experienced in defending general liability matters, and, throughout his career, has represented individuals, businesses, and insurance carriers. Ilya advocates on behalf of his clients in the pursuit of any and all potential discovery and is experienced in motion practice, both on the papers and via oral argument in court.
Prior to joining MKCI in 2021, Ilya was an associate at a downtown New York City defense firm, which focused primarily on general litigation and insurance law defense. At the firm, Ilya dealt extensively with personal injury matters and handled all aspects of these claims, from inception up to the point the point of trial.
In his spare time Ilya loves to go hiking and kayaking, read fiction novels, and play board games.
Ilya obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School. While in law school, he served in the Cardozo Mediation Clinic and interned in Bank Leumi USA and the Children’s Advertising Review Unit. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Yeshiva College and graduated cum laude.