Michel Djandji is a litigation associate in the Firm's New York office. His practice covers complex commercial disputes, bankruptcy litigation, and investment and commercial arbitration.
Michel is active in a variety of pro bono projects with a focus on immigration and civil rights. He supports LGBT asylum-seekers and unaccompanied minors in obtaining immigration relief. He is also part of a team representing New York school children from several districts in a lawsuit against the State to ensure their right to a sound basic education under the state's Constitution.
Prior to joining White & Case, Michel clerked for Justice Edwin Cameron at the Constitutional Court of South Africa, where he was also a Fulbright scholar researching the role of human dignity in South Africa's equality jurisprudence.
Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York