Arbitrator and Contract Law Attorney
As a Hearing Officer and Small Claims Civil Arbitrator, I have presided over 800 hearings and cases.
My prior experience include being a Judicial Clerk for a Civil Court Judge, working as an Attorney for top tier law firms, and being a Vice President on the trading desk of a Investment Bank.
I live in Alabama, but I am licensed in New York and… read more Connecticut and represent clients in various states
- Distribution Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Release of Liability
- Service Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Breach of Contract
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- General Advice
"Donya prepared a contract for me. The contract was through and made sure to cover all possible situations. She met deadlines and communicated with progress and completion date. October 16, 2018"
"It was a pleasure working with Donya. She an experienced attorney in contract law coupled with a strong business background. Donya went over and above my requirements and provided me with a great finished product. I highly recommend her and would definitely work with her again. Start Date November 3, 2018"
Administration of Courts
Aug 2017 - Present
Conduct legal research; review motions, and create and distribute Orders. Prepare the Judge for trials and hearings; manage case docket, prepare scheduling orders; process and schedule trials, motions and hearings; manage default applications and hearings; pull and manage e-files daily; assist with the administrative duties of the Court and perform ad hoc projects for the Judge
NYC Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
Conducted quasi-judicial administrative hearings, ruled on motions, examined and reviewed documentary evidence, made credibility determinations and issued written decisions in all assigned cases. Hearings involved matters of persons accused of violating local laws, ordinances, and the rules and regulations of the City of New York; including other laws and rules within the OATH.
Jul 2005 - Sep 2012
Reviewed and negotiated confi agreements with counterparty broker dealers and rating agencies. Reviewed and negotiated third party vendor supply contract agreement; par and distress debt loan trade closing documents assignment and assumption agreements and purchase and sale agreements.Performed and managed strategies to increase performance and efficiency within the Credit Investments Group
White & Case
Apr 2004 - Jun 2005
Reviewed and analyzed documents in preparation for defense in litigation matters relating to The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Created and managed various projects including data metrics supporting the litigation; reviewed and identified pertinent online documents.
May 2003 - Mar 2004
Reviewed documents in a healthcare matter; Etna. Identified relevant and responsive online documents to senior management. Created and maintained privilege log.
Jun 2000 - Mar 2003
Supervised contract attorneys and paralegals; examined complaints and analyzed evidence in one of the largest bankruptcy cases in US history: Enron. Conducted legal research and assisted in the supervision of all aspects of trial. Managed case projects and prepared documents and memos for depositions.
Sullivan & Cromwell
Sep 1999 - Feb 2000
Identified relevant and responsive online documents and analyzed confirmations, swaps, forwards and all documents and telephone conversations from broker dealers in a securities fraud and antitrust investigation: Republic National Bank