Johana N’DIA, an associate at Orrick RCI.
Her Practice focuses on project development and project finance, principally in the energy sector in Africa.
Johana works on energy, natural resources and infrastructure matters with a particular focus on Africa.
Prior to joining Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP, Paris in January 2016, Johana was an attorney trainee at Orrick RCI in Abidjan.
She also made several internships in different law firms located in Paris and Shanghai.
Clara Morain Nabity is an associate in the White Collar & Corporate Investigations practice group.
Clara represents clients in complex criminal and civil litigation, government investigations, and internal corporate investigations.
Before law school, Clara worked as an investigator on the United States Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, the bipartisan commission established by Congress to investigate and report on the causes of the 2008 financial crisis.
New York; Washington, D.C.
New York; Washington, D.C.
Susannah Nagle, a managing associate resident in Orrick’s New York and Washington, D.C., offices, is a member of the Technology Companies Group.
Susannah advises high growth technology companies on a variety of matters, including venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance and securities matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Susannah was a staff attorney at Lawyers Alliance for New York, where she provided business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations.
Natalie Nahabet is a managing associate in Orrick's Los Angeles office and a member of the Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution group. She focuses her practice on complex business litigation and provides advice on tactical approaches for companies while leveraging the firm's global resources which offer critical insight in the legal field.
Natalie's experience covers a broad range of matters, including civil litigation, mass tort and product liability, financial institutions and tech companies.
Some of her notable engagements include:
Natalie is also active in pro bono matters involving family law disputes. Most recently, she helped a young victim of domestic violence pursue a restraining order against her abusive husband.
Anri Nakamoto is an associate in Orrick's Tokyo office and a member of the Intellectual Property Group.
His practice focuses on representing Japanese companies in patent litigation, trade secret litigation and other intellectual property disputes. Anri also counsels clients on patent portfolio management, intellectual property strategy developments, adversarial patent licensing negotiations, and other IP related matters in cross-border M&A and strategic business and technology alliances.
Prior to joining Orrick, Anri worked for more than 10 years at Hitachi Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, and IP Bridge Inc., a Japanese sovereign patent fund management company, where he gained hands-on experience in patent prosecutions, sales and purchase transactions of patent portfolios, adversarial patent licensing negotiations and litigation.
John Narducci is a partner in the New York office and a member of the Tax Group. John's practice focuses on the tax aspects of securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, transactions in the energy market, financings, derivatives, as well as a broad range of other transactions.
John has extensive experience in stock and asset acquisitions, including tax-free reorganizations. He has represented purchasers, sellers and lenders in structuring acquisitions and negotiating the tax aspects of stock purchase and asset purchase agreements. Many of these acquisitions involved cross-border transactions.
Working with issuers, underwriters and investment funds, John has advised clients on numerous securities offerings, including securitization transactions, tender option bonds and high yield debt. Such offerings involved issuers in more than 40 countries.
John regularly works on the restructuring of transactions, including structured financings, project financings and energy and infrastructure projects. He advises on the tax planning aspects of such transactions.
Mr. Narducci has been involved in the development of tax-efficient financial structures, particularly in the cross-border context. For example, he has created tax-efficient structures for several investment funds. He also advises several financial institutions with respect to derivatives transactions, including the tax aspects of ISDA Master Agreements.
He also works with regulated and unregulated participants in the energy market on financings and a wide range of other transactions. Some of these transactions involve rural electric cooperatives.
John also advises on the tax aspects of pass-through entities, project financings and a broad range of other matters. He worked on the sovereign debt restructurings of Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Nigeria, Poland and Vietnam.
Mark is a Senior Associate in the Energy and Infrastructure group.
Mark previously worked for Amey UK plc advising its Consulting and Strategic Infrastructure division, and prior to that spent six months on secondment to Infracapital (the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Investments). Mark completed his legal training at Hogan Lovells, where he worked in their Energy, Resources and Projects Team for three and a half years following his qualification.
Mark has a wide range of experience advising on the development, financing, acquisition and disposal of project financed assets in the infrastructure and renewables sectors, with particular experience acting for investment funds.
Washington, D.C.; New York
Washington, D.C.; New York
Daniel Nathan uses his deep enforcement and regulatory experience to represent U.S. and international financial institutions and individuals before financial regulators.
With a combined 25 years as a senior enforcement official with the SEC, CFTC and FINRA, three of the country’s leading regulatory and enforcement authorities, Dan is a particularly effective advocate for those facing investigations and/or enforcement action by those regulators. He is also active in advising and representing companies who issue or transact in cryptocurrency and is co-chair of Orrick's Blockchain and Cryptocurrency group.
Daniel’s intimate knowledge of broker-dealer regulation provides clients facing SEC or FINRA examinations and enforcement investigations with experienced counsel related to broker-dealer supervisory procedures, sales practices, anti-money laundering, ETF regulation, product disclosure and supervision, and securities and broker registration. His extensive experience includes the JOBS Act and Dodd-Frank Act, and he has led extensive efforts to help foreign banks establish programs for complying with the Volcker Rule. He also represents individuals and entities facing investigations by the CFTC or derivatives exchanges.
Previously, Daniel served as the Vice President and Regional Enforcement Director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where he oversaw 70 lawyers across 15 offices responsible for bringing up to 900 disciplinary actions annually against broker-dealer firms, registered representatives and associated persons. This included many of FINRA’s most significant nationwide enforcement actions, including actions and sweeps involving mutual fund breakpoints, structured products sales practices and supervision, and private placement due diligence and disclosure.
In his 12 years at the SEC, Daniel served as Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement, where he supervised federal securities investigations of insider trading (including the investigation that resulted in the seminal case US v. O’Hagan), market manipulation, financial fraud and accounting misconduct. In nine years with the CFTC, he served as Deputy Director of Enforcement, with responsibility for oversight of the agency’s Enforcement Division. In that role, he supervised significant actions regarding market manipulation, trade practices, commodity trading advisor practices and foreign exchange dealer practices.
An oft-quoted authority on complex financial, legal and business issues, Daniel is frequently sought after to speak and write on the important issues confronting financial institutions, including broker-dealer sales practices and compliance, complex products, ETFs, the Volcker Rule, derivatives, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, and anti-money laundering. He is Co-chair of the ABA SEC Enforcement Subcommittee and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Investment Compliance.
London; New York
London; New York
Sushila Nayak is a member of the firm’s Banking & Finance Group, based in London. Dual-qualified in New York and England and Wales, Sushila works with financial institutions, public and privately owned companies, asset managers and alternative lenders on complex, multidisciplinary financings.
She has a broad range of experience in debt financing transactions, including corporate finance, structured finance and project finance. She represents issuers, arrangers and collateral managers in connection with the issuance and restructuring of various structured finance products, derivatives transactions and debt offerings in Europe and the United States.
Sushila also provides counsel to several technology companies on trade finance matters, including receivables financing arrangements, vendor financing, and supply chain financing. Active in pro bono work, she leads the London office’s pro bono efforts.
Kelly D. Newsome is a Managing Associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.
Kelly advises individuals and corporations in white collar criminal, regulatory, and compliance matters, including alleged violations of federal securities laws, anti-money laundering regulations, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Her global practice has included investigations and matters in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and the United States. She has also represented public and private institutions in various complex commercial and securities litigation matters, including class actions, shareholder derivative and merger-related litigations, breach of contract disputes, and business valuation proceedings.
Kelly remains actively involved in international development, and works with organizations globally in the areas of extractive industry transparency, illegal detention, and transitional justice.
Prior to joining Orrick, Kelly was an Associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and prior to law school, Kelly was a fundraising and management consultant for faith-based and nonprofit organizations.