Alicia Berenyi focuses her practice on white collar defense, government and internal corporate investigations, and complex litigation. She has been involved with cases related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, honest services fraud, money laundering, accounting fraud, the Foreign Agent Registration Act and campaign finance violations. Her pro bono practice has included representing a plaintiff in a Bivens excessive force trial in the Southern District of New York, and representing a victim of sex trafficking who testified in federal court against her trafficker. 

Ms. Berenyi clerked for the Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. From 2016 to 2017, she served as a fellow for the Policing Project, a nonprofit that partners with communities and police departments to promote public safety through transparency, equity and democratic engagement. 

While attending law school, Ms. Berenyi was a summer associate at the firm, and a legal intern at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. From 2009 to 2012, she worked as a paralegal specialist at the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division in San Francisco, California, where she received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service. 

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, New York University School of Law, 2016

      cum laude

    • BA, Urban Studies and Economics, Columbia University, 2009

      with departmental honors
  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. LaShann DeArcy Hall, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019 - 2020

Credentials