Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
September 2012 — Present
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Served as general legal services intern for the summers of 2007 & 2008.
Research and write memoranda and assist in the preparation of opinions.
Attended client interviews and drafted client interview memoranda.
Participated in article selection and editing.
Aided in the research and writing of an amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of the United States as well as multiple briefs filed in the Eastern District of New York. Assisted the preparation of motions to dismiss in several actions. Participated in the preparation of materials for use in oral arguments and expert depositions. Composed memoranda on several legal issues, including standards for transferring adversary proceedings between non-debtors into the bankruptcy court and the requirements for an extension of the statute of limitations for trustee claims in bankruptcy court. Seconded to Credit Suisse Legal and Compliance Department for two weeks.
Drafted petitions, proposed judgments, and scheduling orders. Wrote interrogatories, document production requests, and initial disclosures. Prepared memoranda on a variety of legal issues, including compliance with school restructuring guidelines established by the No Child Left Behind Act, constructive discharge in an age discrimination claim arising under federal and state law, and the extent of the spousal privilege in Missouri civil cases. Evaluated litigation strategies and summarized recommendations. Interacted directly with clients on litigation matters. Performed document review.