Tatiana Markel

Associate

New York
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Tatiana Markel focuses her practice on litigation, with a specific focus on bankruptcy issues. Since joining BakerHostetler in 2009, she has been integrally involved in the firm's court-appointed representation of SIPA Trustee Irving H. Picard for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC in his efforts to recover assets for the Fund of Customer Property. Tatiana has worked extensively on litigating complex legal issues and assisting the SIPA Trustee in unraveling the maze of interconnected parties, including international financial institutions, involved in Madoff's decades-long Ponzi scheme. Tatiana's experience includes dispositive motion practice on cutting edge issues addressing the interplay of securities law and bankruptcy law, as well as major case appeals in the federal courts.

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  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (In re Madoff Securities), 12 Misc. 115, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148568 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 15, 2013)
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (In re Madoff Securities), 12 Misc. 115, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56042 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 15, 2013)
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (Picard v. Greiff), 476 B.R. 715 (S.D.N.Y. 2012) 
  • Picard v, Cohmad Securities Corp., 11 Misc. 337, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163137 (S.D.N.Y Nov. 14, 2012)
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Experience

Tatiana is extensively involved in all aspects of bankruptcy-related litigation, including mediation, settlement negotiations and discovery-related issues. Tatiana has also significantly participated in briefing and arguing the following reported decisions:

  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (In re Madoff Securities), 12 Misc. 115, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148568 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 15, 2013)
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (In re Madoff Securities), 12 Misc. 115, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56042 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 15, 2013)
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation v. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (Picard v. Greiff), 476 B.R. 715 (S.D.N.Y. 2012) 
  • Picard v, Cohmad Securities Corp., 11 Misc. 337, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163137 (S.D.N.Y Nov. 14, 2012) 
  • Picard v. Flinn Investments, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136627 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 29, 2011) 
  • Picard v. Cohmad Securities Corp., 454 B.R. 317 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2011) 
  • Picard v. Cohmad Securities Corp., 418 B.R. 75 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2009)

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2012 to 2016)

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

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Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • New York, 2009

Education

  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, 2008, summa cum laudeBuffalo Law Review, Executive Publications Editor
  • B.B.A., Florida Atlantic University, 2004, summa cum laude

Languages

  • Russian