Narges M. Kakalia: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Narges M. Kakalia


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Practice Areas

  • Crisis Response
  • Risk Management & Executive Protection
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • E-Discovery & Records Management
  • Securities Litigation
  • Privacy & Security
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • Insurance
  • Retail & Consumer Products
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6215
Fax: 212-983-3115
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University Oberlin College, B.A., 1996
Law SchoolFordham University, J.D., 2002
Admitted2004, New York

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Vice-Chair, New York Asian Women's Center

LanguagesGujarati; Hindi; Urdu

Narges's practice focuses on complex business disputes, with expertise in contracts, corporate governance, executive protection, insurance coverage and risk management. Throughout her career, Narges has generated practical solutions to complex legal and business problems. She has represented clients at the administrative, trial, and appellate levels, as well as in domestic and international arbitration.

Narges also advises clients on a number of issues including insurance and risk management, employment matters and non-competes, legal ethics, attorney-client privilege, and the risks, security and management of big data.

Narges also is committed to promoting social justice and human rights on behalf of unrepresented and marginalized individuals. She has won asylum for victims of persecution and torture from Pakistan, Cameroon, Burma, Jamaica and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and has worked on behalf of victims of domestic violence to obtain Orders of Protection.

Narges is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee and Pro Bono Committee. She also manages the pro bono practice of the New York office.

Recognitions & Awards

•Pro Bono Star Award For Excellence In Legal Advocacy - Human Rights First (2013)
•New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star - General Litigation (2011 - 2014)
•Mintz Levin Pro Bono Award (2008)

• Mintz Levin Attorney Narges M. Kakalia Receives Human Rights First's Pro Bono Star Award, (10.23.2014)
• Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2014 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (10.03.2014)
• Eighteen Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.16.2013)
• Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2012 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.20.2012)
• Mintz Levin Elevates Seven Attorneys to Members of the Firm, (04.25.2012)
• Twenty Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.23.2011)

•Co-author, Integrating Employees' Smart Devices into the Workplace, New York Law Journal (12.13.2012)
•Co-author, After Supreme Court's Honest Services Fraud Ruling, Questions Remain, New York Law Journal (07.14.2010)

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Obtained an arbitration award of over $100 million on behalf of bondholders in an ICDR arbitration involving complex breach of contract and corporate veil-piercing issues; Obtained dismissal on behalf of a multinational bank of all claims in an action alleging violations of the Anti-Terrorism Act and Alien Tort Claims Act; Favorably settled CGL advertising liability coverage claim on behalf of Insured in ICC arbitration; Successfully defended C-Suite executives in civil actions alleging securities fraud; Obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims against an art museum that was sued for conversion of antiquities allegedly misappropriated approximately 100 years ago; Obtained post-deportation repatriation and asylum for pro bono client wrongfully deported by USCIS.

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Microsoft Loses Round in Fight Over Email Held in Irish Data Center
Narges M. Kakalia, August 19, 2014
Rarely do Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon, Apple, Cisco and the ACLU all agree on a particular subject; rarer still that such an unlikely coalition fails.
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Narges M. Kakalia

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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