Bryant is a litigator with varied experience gained through several positions with institutions in New York City. He most recently served as an Assistant District Attorney for the King’s County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, where he managed a caseload of more than 150 cases through every phase of the litigation process, including case assessment, discovery preparation, motion practice, pre-trial hearings, trial preparation and jury trials. In this role, Bryant determined charges and drafted complaints, processed arraignments, interviewed witnesses, gathered and reviewed discovery to submit to defense counsel, negotiated plea deals, drafted and responded to motions, conducted oral arguments and took cases through trial, including voir dire, opening statements, direct examination, cross examination and closing arguments.
During law school, Bryant also served as a legal intern with the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where he worked on Article 78 proceedings. He also interned with the Brooklyn Defender Services, where advised clients of options in ongoing criminal cases and handled pre-trial and trial matters; and the Consumer Justice for the Elderly Legal Clinic, where he interviewed and advised clients under the supervision of a licensed and practicing attorney.
While at St. John’s, Bryant was elected as president of the Black Law Students Association. He also worked on the St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law and New York International Law Review and served on the Senior Staff of the Dispute Resolution Society.