Lydia Auzoux

Discovery Attorney

New York
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Overview

After more than 15 years as a trial attorney in federal and state courts, Lydia Auzoux now uses her extensive litigation knowledge to assist with and oversee discovery efforts for a diverse array of clients. Understanding that discovery is but one part of the litigation process as a whole, Lydia employs a panoramic view to assist clients in formulating and executing practical and defensible discovery plans, particularly in time-sensitive matters.

With an abiding commitment to nurturing collegial team environments, Lydia has considerable experience in managing first- and second-level review teams, collaborating with fellow attorneys and coordinating with litigation support teams to meet her clients' individualized discovery needs.

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  • Managed first- and second-level review teams and oversaw rolling productions within tight deadlines for a major international energy company in a patent infringement matter.
  • Managed first-level review team and oversaw two major productions within two weeks for an up-and-coming cryptocurrency company pursuant to a subpoena in a bankruptcy matter.
  • Managed second-level review team and oversaw rolling productions for a major university in a high-profile, sensitive litigation matter.
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Experience

  • Managed first- and second-level review teams and oversaw rolling productions within tight deadlines for a major international energy company in a patent infringement matter.
  • Managed first-level review team and oversaw two major productions within two weeks for an up-and-coming cryptocurrency company pursuant to a subpoena in a bankruptcy matter.
  • Managed second-level review team and oversaw rolling productions for a major university in a high-profile, sensitive litigation matter.
  • Chief in-house litigator for a major university, responsible for directly litigating a heavy case load as well as overseeing outside counsel.
  • Senior Counsel for a well-established law firm, responsible for litigating real estate, contract, medical malpractice and probate matters.
  • Successively served three federally appointed judges as a law clerk in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Civil Rules Advisory Committee (2011 to 2015)
    • In Forma Pauperis Rules Committee (2010)

Prior Positions

  • Howard University, Office of the General Counsel: Senior Associate General Counsel for Litigation 
  • American University, Washington College of Law: Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing
  • The Honorable Melvin R. Wright, Superior Court of the District of Columbia: Law Clerk 

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., Political Science, Howard University, cum laude
  • B.A., English, Howard University, cum laude