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Avi Mediratta

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Avi Mediratta is a litigation associate in DLA Piper’s New York Office.
Bar admissionsNew York


  • Representing an information technology services firm in trade secret, breach of contract, and business tort lawsuits against a multinational communications company in the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.) arising from a termination of the parties’ longstanding agreement and the opposition’s economic espionage through poaching a former employee and stealing confidential proprietary information.
  • Representing a Japanese advertising technology company before the New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Comm. Div.) in a software licensing dispute with a former business partner alleging violations of the parties’ agreements. 
  • Representing an American university in a class action before the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.) arising from cancelation of in person classes and live art school performances due to a shift to remote instruction and the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. 
  • Representing a British financial services and asset management firm in confidential arbitration under American Arbitration Association (AAA) rules; and litigation in the New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Comm. Div.) in discrimination and breach of contract actions arising from the termination of an executive employee.
  • Representing a Spanish renewable energy company in a securities class action appeal before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (2d Cir.).
  • Represented a biotechnology company during an investigation by the United States Department of Justice’s (DoJ) Civil Division into the company’s pricing practices. The investigation was resolved and the DoJ is not pursuing further action.
  • English
  • French
  • JD, New York University School of Law
    Senior Symposium Editor, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics
  • BS, Economics; Human & Organizational Development
    Vanderbilt University, 2019

Pro Bono

Successfully represented asylum-seekers from the Garifuna Afro-indigenous community in Honduras. The Immigration Court agreed with DLA Piper’s arguments that return to Honduras would result in the clients’ imminent danger, and preliminarily granted their applications for asylum pending background checks.