Csilla Boga-Lofaro

Associate

New York
T +1 212.589.4660
F +1 212.589.4201

Overview

Csilla Boga-Lofaro practices general litigation, with a focus on matters related to Baker Hostetler’s role as counsel to the court-appointed Trustee under SIPA in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. She works seamlessly with case teams and is fully dedicated to serving clients' needs in order to achieve efficient and cost-effective results.

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  • Member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions.
  • Supported discovery efforts in bankruptcy litigation involving the return of payments made by a corporate estate to a global financial services firm. Assisted in processing collected data and document production, reviewed and redacted documents, drafted privilege logs, and assisted with developing factual support for depositions, briefs and trial.
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Experience

  • Member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions.
  • Supported discovery efforts in bankruptcy litigation involving the return of payments made by a corporate estate to a global financial services firm. Assisted in processing collected data and document production, reviewed and redacted documents, drafted privilege logs, and assisted with developing factual support for depositions, briefs and trial.
  • Assisted in the representation of a global financial services firm during a major bankruptcy proceeding. Reviewed and redacted documents, prepared privilege logs, and assisted in training and supervising contract attorneys during discovery for multiple matters. 
  • Supported discovery efforts in government enforcement investigations and complex litigation matters, including securities, class actions, and internal and regulatory investigations in connection with the representation of one of the world's leading investment banking company in matters arising from mortgage-backed securities related to the 2008 recession.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • LL.M., Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2008
  • LL.B., George Bariţiu University School of Law, 2001
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Radu Negru College, 1995

Languages

  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Romanian

Blog

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Discovery Advocate
What Judges are really saying about Technology Assisted Review
By Csilla Boga-Lofaro, David Choi, James A. Sherer
April 6, 2018
Since the first judicial opinion endorsing the use of Technology Assisted Review (or TAR) was written by Judge Andrew J. Peck in 2012, an entire legal industry has grown up on the premise of streamlining the document review process in...
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