Sara E. Echenique is an associate in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She has worked on matters in connection with disputes relating to the liquidation of MF Global Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc., the largest bankruptcy in United States history. She has also represented media and entertainment companies in breach of contract and other actions.
Sara also has an extensive pro bono practice. She has defended pro bono clients in immigration and family court proceedings, including achieving legal immigration status for a domestic violence survivor and critical findings for undocumented immigrant children, allowing them to apply for legal immigration status.
Chair, Latino Attorney Affinity Group
Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
Member, International Bar Association
Her Justice Commitment to Justice Award, Outstanding Legal Team (2015)
Pro Bono Service Award for outstanding pro bono legal services from the New York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program (2013 and 2014)
Honorific Designation as Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association (2015)
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York