Natasha Menell represents clients in a variety of complex commercial disputes, including antitrust class actions, trade secrets litigation, and adversarial proceedings in bankruptcy. She also has experience representing clients subject to investigation by the Department of Justice and federal regulatory bodies for suspected violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Dodd-Frank Act.
Ms. Menell received her J.D. magna cum laude from Cornell Law School in 2016. She served as notes editor for the Cornell Law Review, and bench editor for the Moot Court Board. Ms. Menell was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Eric N. Vitaliano of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She also served as a teaching assistant to Professor George Hay for his course Economics and the Law, and as Policy Advisor for the Cornell chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP). She received a B.A./M.A. with high honors in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 2010, and an M.Sc. with Distinction in Political Science and Political Economy from the London School of Economics in 2012.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Menell worked as a consultant for the Competition Division of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, where she studied international cooperation in antitrust law enforcement and policy development. Before that, she worked for the Helen Suzman Foundation, a Johannesburg-based NGO that promotes good governance by acting as amicus in cases before the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
Ms. Menell clerked for the Honorable Jerome Holmes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Oklahoma City from 2017 to 2018. She is admitted to practice in New York and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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