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Genevieve G. York-Erwin

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7437 | yorkerwing@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Genevieve’s practice focuses on securities and corporate governance litigation and other complex commercial litigation.

Professional Experience

  • Cooley LLP
    • Litigation Associate (2011-2015)
    • Summer Associate (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk to the Honorable Lewis A. Kaplan (2009-2011)
  • New York University School of Law, Research Assistant to Professor Diane L. Zimmerman, (2008-2009)
  • New York Legal Assistance Group, Special Litigation Unit, Summer Associate (2007)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Academics

  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 2009)
    • New York University Law Review, Articles Editor
    • OUTLaw LGBT Organization
  • Yale University (B.A., English Literature, cum laude, 2002)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Securities Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Investigations and Regulatory Compliance

Publications

  • “The Choice-of-Law Problem(s) in the Class Action Context,” New York University Law Review (2009)

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of “Above and Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award” from Sanctuary for Families (2013)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association

Genevieve G. York-Erwin

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7437 | yorkerwing@lanepowell.com

Date
10.09.2015