Lakshmi Singh Mergeche

Lakshmi Singh Mergeche

New York, New York

Lakshmi Singh Mergeche has her Bachelor of Arts from St. John's University and is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School. After graduating from law school, Ms. Mergeche was a prosecutor in the Bronx County District Attorney's Office where she prosecuted cases in the Domestic Violence Unit.

Ms. Mergeche entered the field of special education law as a litigator for the New York City Department of Education General Counsel's Special Education Unit. During her tenure she litigated numerous impartial hearings and provided legal support and advisory opinions regarding litigation strategy and educational policies to special education practitioners and district representatives.

Currently, Ms. Mergeche works to protect the educational rights of children by providing special education advocacy, including tuition reimbursement claims, representation at meetings with the Committee on Special Education and disciplinary matters.  Ms. Mergeche represents our clients residing outside of New York City. 

Ms. Mergeche is admitted to practice in New York State, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Areas of Practice

  • Education Law

Bar Admissions

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


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • Juris Doctor
  • St. John’s University
    • B.A.

Past Employment Positions

  • Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, Prosecutor, Domestic Violence Unit
  • New York City Department of Education General Counsel’s Special Education Unit, Litigator