Nora Ali
 

Nora Ali helps clients develop and implement litigation and trial strategies in complex civil disputes. Prior to joining WTO, Nora was a law clerk to The Honorable Linda V. Parker of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

Nora was a litigation associate at an international law firm in its New York office. Her experience includes drafting pleadings and subsequent briefs, preparing  expert witnesses for depositions related to securities regulations and insider trading, drafting memoranda on topics including constitutional rights and securities and assisting in drafting an amicus brief on eyewitness identification for the Utah Supreme Court.  

Other Experience

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission 
     Summer Law Clerk
Cornell School of Hotel Administration
     Teaching Assistant, Business and Hospitality Law
Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
Conversant in Somali

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Gathering Place, Board Member
Family Promise of Denver, Board Member
New York State Bar Association
Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network

Personal Interests

International travel, running, and mentoring


Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Other Experience

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission 
     Summer Law Clerk
Cornell School of Hotel Administration
     Teaching Assistant, Business and Hospitality Law
Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C.
Conversant in Somali

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Gathering Place, Board Member
Family Promise of Denver, Board Member
New York State Bar Association
Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network

Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Linda V. Parker, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Personal Interests

International travel, running, and mentoring

Education
  • Cornell University Law School, J.D., 2015, Cornell International Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 2011, Public Health Studies
Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Linda V. Parker, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan