Nikita Mistry-Sehgal

She | Her | Hers


New York
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Nikita Mistry-Sehgal is a well-rounded litigation associate and a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as counsel to the the court-appointed Trustee under the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort including hundreds of actions.  

With a passion to advocate for clients, Nikita applies a pragmatic and fair approach to best serve their needs. She has extensive courtroom experience and valuable insights into the inner workings of the judicial system, which she gained while working for federal and state court judges. While her federal judicial clerkship taught her the ability to handle complex matters, her state court clerkship enabled her to work on high-volume cases.

Nikita also has private practice experience in commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Steven L. Tiscione, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York: Judicial Law Clerk (2022)
  • The Honorable Ruben Franco, The Supreme Court of the State of New York: Judicial Law Clerk (2020 to 2021)


  • India
  • New York


  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2018
  • LL.B., GGSIP University, Amity Law School, Delhi, India, 2017, honors; Amity Law Review, Editor; India Law Journal, Contributing Member


  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi