Emlyn Mandel


Emlyn Mandel


San Francisco | One Bush Street, Suite 1600, San Francisco, CA, United States of America 94104-4446
+1 415 262 4513 | +1 415 262 4555

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Emlyn Mandel focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and white collar and securities litigation. Ms. Mandel represents corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of litigation and enforcement matters, including governmental investigations, regulatory compliance, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Mandel has represented clients in the financial services (banks, hedge funds, private equity funds and mutual funds), pharmaceutical, technology, healthcare and retail industries. 

 Ms. Mandel was a Dechert summer associate in 2012.

  • Representation of numerous employees in connection with various Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations involving activity in Latin America and Eastern Europe. 
  • Representation of several employees of Latin American bank in federal investigation regarding anti-money laundering controls and Bank Secrecy Act violations. 
  • Part of Dechert team retained by Airbnb in 2016 as part of the company’s effort to improve its processes and platform in order to prevent intentional and unintentional discrimination by U.S. Airbnb “hosts” against potential Airbnb “guests” on the basis of the guest’s race, national origin or sexual orientation. 
  • Representation of a public company that resulted in an arbitration of its claims against a former service provider. 
  • Representation of companies and executives in Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower actions. 
  • Representation of a managing director of a private equity fund in an SEC enforcement proceeding. 
  • Representation of a hedge fund in sovereign debt litigation post-judgment matters. 
  • Representation of a biopharmaceutical company in claims against its former distributor. 
  • Advising a hedge fund with regard to regulatory compliance. 
  • Representation of a manufacturing company in Fair Claims Act litigation.
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Silverman-Rodin Scholar, Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2009, summa cum laude
  • California
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Hebrew