Olta Bejleri

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Olta Bejleri's practice focuses on securities litigation, corporate investigations, and complex commercial litigation.

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

  • Rutgers University, J.D.: Notes Editor, Rutgers Law Review; Eagleton Institute of Politics Governor’s Executive Fellow; Legal Research & Writing Teaching Associate; Criminal Law Teaching Fellow
  • Fordham University, B.A., Political Science and Sociology

Professional Activities

Clerkships

  • Honorable Esther Salas, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Adjunct Professor

  • Seton Hall University School of Law

Member

  • New York Women's Bar Association
  • Obtained dismissal of Section 10(b) claims against a Chinese online game developer in a putative securities class action involving a going-private transaction.
  • Defended broker-dealer in federal litigation and three FINRA arbitrations arising from its marketing and sale of auction-rate securities. Obtained summary judgment victory in federal court.
  • Represented a major financial institution in government investigation of foreign bribery relating to hiring, training, and entertainment practices. 
  • Analyzed and advised on numerous internal investigations for clients in media & entertainment and financial services industries.

Olta also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on criminal justice issues.

Significant Pro Bono Experience

  • Representing death-penalty defendant at his intellectual-disability hearing in Texas Criminal Court.
  • Represented inmate in a civil-rights action alleging excessive force that resulted in a favorable settlement with the New York City Department of Corrections.
  • Represented domestic-violence victims in petitions for orders of protection in family court.