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Svetlana M. Nagiel

Associate - Litigation
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(310) 746-4447
Areas of Practice 
Litigation
Education 

J.D., Columbia University School of Law, Stone Scholar (2006-2008)
A.B., Harvard University, magna cum laude with highest honors

Experience
Svetlana Nagiel is a litigation associate experienced in commercial litigation. Svetlana clerked in E.D.N.Y. for the Hon. Joseph F. Bianco.  Svetlana also interned for Justice Sonia Sotomayor when Justice Sotomayor sat on the Second Circuit.

Svetlana represented clients in contract disputes, intellectual property, unfair competition, fraud, employment, constitutional law and criminal investigation matters.  Svetlana litigated cases in the Superior Court of California, Central District of California, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of New York, Second Circuit, and the London Court of International Arbitration.

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
State Bar of New York

Clerkships
Law Clerk to Hon. Joseph F. Bianco, Federal Judge, Eastern District of New York 2010-2011

Publications/Speaking Engagements
 “An Overlooked Gateway to Victim Compensation: How States Can Provide a Forum for Human Rights Claims,” 46 Colum. J. Transnat’l L. 133:  Recipient of the Dorsey & Whitney Note Award in Comparative & International Law

Languages
Russian, Spanish