Anat Maytal

Associate

New York
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Overview

Anat Maytal focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and employment and labor law in both state and federal courts. She draws upon her extensive experience in legal research and writing to provide thorough advice and in-depth analysis for her clients.

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  • Currently involved in representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel. Has been involved in extensive motion practice in a variety of litigation matters related to the liquidation, seeking to recover assets from feeder funds, banks, insiders, entities, and individuals for the benefit of defrauded BLMIS customers.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical corporation in a litigation matter brought by a minority shareholder and secured a complete dismissal of the action following a motion to dismiss or in the alternative for summary judgment, and a motion for sanctions.
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Experience

  • Currently involved in representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel. Has been involved in extensive motion practice in a variety of litigation matters related to the liquidation, seeking to recover assets from feeder funds, banks, insiders, entities, and individuals for the benefit of defrauded BLMIS customers.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical corporation in a litigation matter brought by a minority shareholder and secured a complete dismissal of the action following a motion to dismiss or in the alternative for summary judgment, and a motion for sanctions.
  • Assisted in representing an employer in business competition litigation involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants and trade secrets misappropriation by researching and analyzing complex legal issues, drafting court documents, and interviewing the employer's staff in preparation for litigation and subsequent FINRA arbitration. 
  • Represented private fund engaged in providing asset-based commercial loans in dual state court proceedings in dispute brought by a borrower. Was involved in the drafting of exhaustive dispositive and non-dispositive motions, depositions, and appeals before the Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • American Bar Association On the Rise — Top 40 Young Lawyers Award (2016)
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014 to 2016)
  • Oticon Focus on People Award (2014)
  • New York State Bar Association: Empire State Counsel Award

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Commission on Disability Rights
    • Business Law Section
      • Employment Litigation Subcommittee: Co-Chair
      • Leadership Diversity Outreach Committee: Diplomat (2014 to 2016)
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association: President (2014 to 2017)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

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Pro Bono

  • Involved with the Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system, in the representation of a client facing execution in Alabama.
  • Involved with the firm's partnership with Her Justice (formerly inMotion), an organization that provides legal services to low-income women and victims of domestic violence. Has represented clients in contested divorce disputes involving child support and custody issues. In one case taken to trial, the defendant husband agreed to a favorable custody arrangement after the team put on the client's case-in-chief.
  • Coordinator of the firm’s partnership with the New York City Law Department's Public Service Program, to conduct and defend depositions in tort cases ranging from individual damages actions to multiparty litigation.

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • New York, 2010

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2009; Litigation and Dispute Resolution Concentration with Honors; Executive Editor, Public Interest Law Journal
  • B.A., Harvard University, 2005, cum laude