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Lilia Toson-Dysvick

Lilia Toson-Dysvick

Law Clerk

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, Other

Associate

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Law Clerk

Husch Blackwell Sanders

Legal Intern

Served as general legal services intern for the summers of 2007 & 2008.

U.S. Court of Appeals

Law Clerk to Honorable Judge Duane Benton, US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Research and write memoranda and assist in the preparation of opinions.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Part-time Law Clerk

Attended client interviews and drafted client interview memoranda.

New York University Law Review

Articles Editor

Participated in article selection and editing.

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Summer Associate

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.

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Husch Blackwell Sanders

Summer Associate

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.

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New York University School of Law

J.D.

William Jewell College

B.A., Political Science