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SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP, New York, NY Nov 2010- Dec 2010
Contract Attorney (Update Legal)
Conducted review of pension contracts and employer-union agreements regarding labor employment matter. Reviewed documents for noteworthiness and privilege. Researched documents and information requested in discovery and document production.

WILMER HALE LLP, New York, NY
Contract Attorney (Update Legal) July 2010- Oct 2010; March 2007- March 2010
Conducted review of financial and legal agreements in response to SEC enforcement matter. Conducted substantive legal research and writing for pending securities litigation suits regarding futures and derivatives company. Drafted summaries of e-mails and related ISDA documentation. Researched documents in response to SEC & DOJ subpoenas and discovery requests. Assisted in deposition preparation regarding SEC litigation and plaintiffs’ class action litigation.

PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER LLP, New York, NY
Contract Attorney (Integreon) April 2010- June 2010
Conducted review of ISDA documentation and financial agreements in response to interest rate derivatives matter. Prepared attorney work product and privileged documents. Researched documents and information requested in discovery and document production.

FITZPATRICK, CELLA, HARPER & SCINTO LLP New York, NY
Contract Attorney (Hudson Legal) Jan 2007- March 2007
Reviewed contracts and licensing agreements regarding patent infringement matter. Prepared attorney work product and privileged documents. Researched documents and information requested in discovery and document production.

VOTTO & CASSATA LLP, Staten Island, NY
Associate Attorney March 2005 – Nov 2006
Represented insurance carriers (first and third party) in litigation matters: drafted, reviewed and researched motions, briefs, and memoranda of law for pending litigation. Handled cases from inception through trial. Attended arbitration hearings. Conducted and attended depositions. Negotiated and evaluated settlements regarding arbitration and litigation disputes.

SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP, New York, NY
Contract Attorney (Legal Options) April 2004 – Nov 2004
Reviewed contracts, memoranda of law, ISDA agreements in response to SEC and DOJ subpoenas regarding securities enforcement matter. Researched documents and information requested in discovery and document production.

PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON LLP, New York, NY
Litigation Support Consultant (Update Legal) Oct 2002 – March 2004
Reviewed e-mails, contracts and ISDA agreements via electronic discovery platform for pending securities fraud litigation. Prepared attorney work product and privileged documents, as well as second requests for discovery and document production.

MALLIN & GOLDSTEIN, P.C., New York, NY
JD Associate Aug 2001 – March 2002
Conducted research and drafted memoranda for partners focusing on commercial and residential real estate law particularly affordable housing. Prepared and drafted leases for residential and commercial properties. Provided representation and counsel in matters regarding nonpayment and holdover proceedings.

ESSEX-NEWARK LEGAL SERVICES, Newark, NJ
Legal Intern, Housing Unit June 1999 – May 2000
Provided representation and counsel to low-income clients in matters regarding eviction, nonpayment, holdover proceedings and subsidized housing in landlord-tenant matters. Conducted research and drafted memoranda for cases focusing on landlord-tenant and foreclosure cases.

EDUCATION

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Newark, NJ
Juris Doctorate, May 2000
• Managing Editor, Rutgers Race & the Law Review

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts in History, May 1997
• Phi Alpha Theta – History National Honor Society

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member of the Bar, State of New York, admitted 2003

COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook/Access, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, WESTLAW, LEXIS-NEXIS

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
iMentor, Member 2004 – present
G3, Member 2008 – present

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