Madiha M. Zuberi

Associate

Los Angeles
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Overview

Madiha Zuberi focuses her practice on complex litigation. Able to effectively handle the moving parts of a complicated case, she takes the initiative to work through challenging concerns while developing resolutions. Madiha's experience on banking and feeder funds cases allows her to have a solid understanding in certain areas of securities laws, such as securities fraud, broker-dealer compliance and the use of exotic products such as swaps and derivatives.

Select Experience

  • Since 2010, has served as litigation counsel to Irving H. Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the global liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, actively involved in the worldwide investigation and asset recovery efforts seeking billions of dollars from some of the world's largest banking institutions and feeder funds. Helps coordinate the research and testimony of expert witnesses and consultants in Madoff-related litigation, and is involved in the development of new rules defining the role expert witnesses should play in these litigations. Is also actively involved in international matters requiring domestic and foreign expert analyses of case issues and the drafting of related complaints.
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Experience

  • Since 2010, has served as litigation counsel to Irving H. Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the global liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, actively involved in the worldwide investigation and asset recovery efforts seeking billions of dollars from some of the world's largest banking institutions and feeder funds. Helps coordinate the research and testimony of expert witnesses and consultants in Madoff-related litigation, and is involved in the development of new rules defining the role expert witnesses should play in these litigations. Is also actively involved in international matters requiring domestic and foreign expert analyses of case issues and the drafting of related complaints.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013 to 2017)
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney "Volunteer of the Year" (2001)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyer's Association
  • The Muslim Bar Association of New York
    • Former Director on the Board (4 years)

News

News

Community

  • 2014 National Association of Law Placement Annual Education Conference Speaker (Seattle, Washington)
  • Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc.: Attorney Mentor (2012 to 2014)
  • New York City Bar Association Attorney Advisor for Securities and Finance Law Seminar to Minority Law Students (2013)

Pro Bono

  • Involved with the New York office's collaboration with Her Justice, an organization that provides free legal services to low-income women.

Emerging Issues

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York, 2011
  • [Not admitted in California]

Education

  • J.D., New York Law School, 2009, Worked With Professor Sadiq Reza on an abstract Entitled, "Torture in Islamic Law" (published in the University of Chicago International Law Journal)
  • B.A., University of California, Irvine, 2004, cum laude, Dean's Honor List, Tau Sigma Honor Society