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Nora Ali


P. 303.244.1940 | F. 303.244.1879


Nora Ali helps clients implement litigation and trial strategies across a diverse range of commercial practice areas. She has developed valuable experience representing clients in challenging disputes, including class actions and employment matters for a leading shipping company. Most notably, Nora has established strong courtroom experience, having served as second-chair in a jury trial where she handled witness prep, conducted cross-examinations, and successfully excluded an expert.

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 also a litigation associate at an international law firm in its New York office where she gained experience drafting pleadings and subsequent briefs, preparing expert witnesses for depositions, and drafting memoranda. 


Publications & Speaking Engagements

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

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
    Pathfinder, 2019
Legal Aid Foundation 
     Associates’ Campaign Representative
New York State Bar Association
Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network
     Regional Representative

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Gathering Place, Board Member
Family Promise of Greater Denver
     Vice Chair
Family Promise (National)
     Next Generation Committee

Personal Interests

International travel, running, and mentoring