Lisabeth Mendola-D'Andrea

Lisabeth Mendola-D'Andrea advises financial institutions on complex regulatory and policy matters. She also advises on criminal and civil asset forfeiture matters, including art and cultural property matters.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Mendola-D'Andrea was an attorney in the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York's Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit, where she assisted with all aspects of criminal and civil forfeiture cases and advised on forfeiture law questions, including art and cultural property forfeitures. She previously served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney in the New York Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.


Honors & Awards

  • Federal Bureau of Investigations Group Award (2014)
  • Nairamdal Presidential Medal of Friendship from the Government of Mongolia (2013)
  • United States Department of Justice Directors Award for Superior Performance in a Litigative Support Role (2002)

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  • Education

    • JD, Hofstra University School of Law, 2005

    • BA, Government, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, 2000

      magna cum laude

  • Admissions

    • New York