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Dora Georgescu
Dora Georgescu
Counsel — Complex Commercial Litigation
Counsel — Complex Commercial Litigation

Dora Georgescu

Dora Georgescu
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

Dora Georgescu

Experience Highlights

  • (C.D. Cal.) Represented children’s media company in securities class action

  • (N.Y. Sup.) Represented biotechnology company in D&O insurance dispute

  • (Del. Ch.) Represented officers in dispute arising out of alleged breaches of fiduciary duties

  • (P.R. Tribunal de Primera Instancia; P.R. Tribunal de Apelaciones) Represented shareholder activist in dispute concerning shareholders’ statutory and contractual rights

  • (U.S.) Served as amicus curiae counsel in appeal concerning scope of discovery-stay provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act

  • (2d Cir.) Represented individual in appeal of Section 1983 action

  • Represented technology company in connection with SEC investigation concerning alleged FCPA violations

  • Represented leading provider of energy services in connection with New York Attorney General investigation concerning allegations of price gouging


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2015 (Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review; Member, Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center)
  • The University of Colorado Boulder, B.A. magna cum laude, 2012
  • Dora was on secondment to a client and returned July 3, 2023
  • Judicial clerk to Judge Dora L. Irizarry; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (July 2020 – July 2021)
  • Judicial clerk to Magistrate Judge Steven I. Locke; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (April 2019 – July 2020)


  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation (New York), 2024
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Romanian (fluent)
  • French (proficient)
  • Dora Georgescu, Two Tests Unite to Resolve the Tension Between the First Amendment and the Right of Publicity, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 907 (2014)