Elena Cicognani

Elena Cicognani

Associate, Business & Commercial Litigation

Ms. Cicognani is a former law clerk to the Honorable David H. Hennessey, U.S.M.J., District of Massachusetts, and the Honorable Jack M. Sabatino, Presiding Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. During her term with Judge Hennessy, she researched and drafted orders, Reports and Recommendations, and dispositive opinions primarily on matters of civil law ranging from toxic torts, tax code-based disputes, professional malpractice, and civil rights. While clerking for Judge Sabatino, Ms. Cicognani prepared appellate bench memoranda on issues of both criminal and civil law.

Credentials

Education

Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)

  • Associate Editor, Fordham International Law Journal
  • Moot Court Board, Cyber Law Editor

The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (B.A.)

Professional Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law Clerk to the Honorable David H. Hennessey, U.S.M.J., District of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, 2022 – 2023

Law Clerk to the Honorable Jack M. Sabatino, Presiding Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, Trenton, NJ, 2021 – 2022

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Vincent L. Briccetti, U.S.D.J., Southern District of New York, White Plains, NY, Spring 2020

Legal Employment

Federal Litigation Clinic Intern, Lincoln Square Legal Services, New York, NY, Fall 2020
Summer Associate, Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC, New York, NY, Summer 2020
Legal Intern, Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, Los Angeles, CA, Summer 2019

Languages

Italian

Spanish

French