White & Case
 
Claudine Columbres
Partner
New York

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Practice Experience
Ms. Columbres is a commercial litigation partner with experience in complex civil litigation in federal and state courts, as well as white collar and corporate investigations. She has assisted in various securities fraud and common law fraud cases involving banking and complex structured finance transactions.

Ms. Columbres worked on the trial team that represented Mirant Corporation in one of the most significant valuation trials in bankruptcy history. Additionally, she represented a multi-national corporation regarding compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including conducting an internal investigation in cooperation with the Department of Justice.

Ms. Columbres has represented defendants in pro bono cases involving family and matrimonial law. She also serves as a member of White & Case's Diversity Committee.

Bars and Courts
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2004
US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2004
New York State Bar, 2003

Education
JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2003
BA, Georgetown University, 1998

Publications
"Targeting Retail Discrimination with Parens Patriae," 36 Colum. J.L. & Soc. Probs. 203, 2003

Languages
English

Citizenship
United States