New York, New York (Summer Associate, 2008)
Represented clients in a variety of legal matters such as patent, trade secrets, complex commercial, structured finance and securities litigations.
Successfully represented pharmaceutical company in two-week arbitration involving issues of ownership of certain compounds, resulting in favorable monetary and equitable award to client.
Drafted briefs and motions, including in opposition to limit the number of patent invalidity contentions. Argued motion seeking contempt before NY Supreme Court, and attended pre-trial conferences.
Conducted research and drafted memoranda on issues such as on material breach and false marking.
Prepared cross-examination and deposition outlines, as well as pretrial documents including subpoenas, affidavits, and correspondence to opposing counsel.
Reviewed document productions for privilege and relevance
Seconded to the American Friends Service Committee: Represented clients through entire asylum process. Conducted client and witness interviews, authored all submissions on behalf of clients, and regularly appeared before the Immigration Court.