Mardeline Cruz

She | Her | Hers

Staff Attorney

New York
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Overview

Mardeline Cruz leverages her prior experience as a litigation associate to develop her commercial litigation practice. She is currently a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions. 

Select Experience

  • Experience drafting legal documents, including motions, default motions, summons and complaints, bills of particulars, affidavits and notices of judgment.
  • Managed document review teams and process.
  • Experience litigating civil lawsuits from inception to settlement.
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Experience

  • Experience drafting legal documents, including motions, default motions, summons and complaints, bills of particulars, affidavits and notices of judgment.
  • Managed document review teams and process.
  • Experience litigating civil lawsuits from inception to settlement.
  • Handled responses to discovery demands.
  • Served as Spanish to English translator in court.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Dominican Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • Business Intelligence Associates, Inc.: Document Review Attorney (2021)

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2020; Family Court Review, Resource Editor (Vol. 58), Staff (Vol. 57)
  • B.A., Queens College, 2017, cum laude

Languages

  • Spanish