An associate in the Litigation Department, Lina Dagnew maintains a broad practice that includes internal investigations, commercial litigation, white collar defense and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She has jury trial experience in federal and state courts, and has represented domestic and international clients in pharmaceutical, financial services, manufacturing, media and other industries. She also has in-house counsel experience, handling regulatory and litigation matters in the financial services sector.
Lina maintains an active pro bono practice and has successfully represented clients in civil and criminal matters in courts and administrative proceedings. She currently serves as a junior board member of the D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Urban Justice Center. She is also a contributing author to the Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, U.S. Chapter. During law school, Lina was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, representing clients in family, housing and employment/benefits matters.