NYC Criminal Defense & Immigration Attorneys
Schedule Your Case Evaluation 888.502.8461
We are Your Team Over a Century of Combined Experience in Your Court

Karl Ashanti


Karl Ashanti New York City Personal Injury Attorney​Attorney Karl Ashanti is chief of personal injury, civil rights and labor law​ litigation at Musa-Obregon LawP.C. Mr. Ashanti brings decades of experience i​n complex personal​ injury and civil rights litigation and general civil litigation to the firm. Mr. Ashanti specializes in representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic or severe accidents and events, who have had their civil rights violated through false arrest or police brutality, or who have been unfairly denied wages or other compensation by their employers. Mr. Ashanti strives to bring powerful justice to each case that he handles and aggressively pursues all available avenues of relief.

Before joining Musa Obregon Law, he was chief of litigation at the Brain Injury Rights Group Ltd , a boutique legal organization specializing in representing the rights of people who have suffered been severe brain injuries where he headed a team of brain injury litigators. Between 2007 and 2018, he served as senior counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Unit of the New York City Corporation Counsel’s Office where he represented the city of New York in hundreds of federal cases including 1983 civil rights actions. Mr. Ashanti began his plaintiffs career as civil litigator immediately out of law school, working for seven years in renowned Manhattan personal injury law firms.

A Queens native, Mr. Ashanti graduated with high honors from St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire, received his BA from Stanford University and his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown Law Center. Mr. Ashanti enjoys reading, spending time with his wife and two children and learning Spanish.

Get in contact with Karl Ashanti today!

Our Past Clients Share Their Experience

We Want to Help You Succeed
  • “This firm's outstanding dedication has actually inspired me to switch careers. I have recently been accepted to law school and I truly thank Musa-Obregon and Associates for inspiring me.”

    Cristina C.
  • “I don't know how a man who is so busy even gives out his cell phones to his clients for emergencies but to show you how much he feels for his clients, this is the kind of lawyer that he is!”

    Agnieska R.
  • “Michael's experience in criminal and immigration law is unsurpassed.”

    Rhonda deJean, Immigration Attorney
  • “Whether your case is civil or criminal, Mike has the intelligence and knowledge of the law to provide the best possible outcomes for his clients.”

    Roland Larkin, Former Superintendent NY State
  • “Extremely ethical and a great human being.”

    Former Client
  • “Thank you, Mr. Obregon, for helping me and my family. We will never forget this.”

    Former Client
  • “I have looked up to Michael as a successful attorney, and on occasion for legal consultation and input on my own cases.”

    Abdul Abdurahman, Esq.
  • “I am blessed and I highly recommend this law firm to anyone struggling with their immigration process.”

    L. L.
  • “My life has changed for the better since I've had Michael and his Team working with me.”

    L. Bela
  • “He found solutions when other lawyers turned us down.”

  • “Every client I referred to him has been satisfied and is still in the country.”

    F. Richard H.
  • “Professional, honest hard working "Genius"”

    Janusz W.
  • “Gracias a Dios y al trabajo realizado por ellos, ahora estamos compartiendo la compañía de mi sobrina aquí en New York.”

    Aminta Gonzalez
  • “I am in shock today that I got asylum in the United States. I can't believe it.”

  • “Now we are here to stay and can get green cards.”

    Polish family

Let's Get Started Together

Nothing is more important to us than our clients. That’s why our initial consultations are always free.
  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.