Mei Li Zhenis a litigation associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed's New York office. Since she joined the firm after graduating from law school, she has worked on a number of large cases. Recently, she has represented the trustee of the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc., the largest bankruptcy in US history, in disputes relating to the broker-dealer's foreign affiliates.
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Asian American Bar Association of New York
Intern, Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2009
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Representation of the trustee of the Lehman Brothers Inc. estate in customer and creditor claims brought by the broker-dealer's foreign affiliates, including obtaining a settlement significantly reducing a multibillion-dollar claim asserted by the Swiss affiliate; ongoing
Representation of a major oil company in product liability and environmental actions alleging contamination of water by the gasoline additive MTBE, settled in our client's favor
Representation of the City of New York and police officer in appeal of verdicts in favor of the client dismissing claims alleging civil rights violations, New York 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, won appeal confirming verdicts dismissing claims against our clients