Monica Asher focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and private client litigation. She has represented clients in partnership disputes, breach of contract, antitrust and trademark infringement matters.

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  • Represented the owner of a prominent New York City office building in litigation brought by the owner of the largest Picasso in the United States, which hung in the building’s lobby; successfully settled the case, which resulted in the Picasso being safely removed from the building, treated by professional conservators and moved to a New York City museum
  • Served as trial counsel in a six-month will contest and guardianship proceeding in the New York Supreme Court for beneficiaries of an estate valued in excess of $100 million; successfully invalidated the challenged will, several trusts and other testamentary instruments that were at issue, and the client was awarded guardianship over the incapacitated testator and attorneys’ fees

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Brooklyn Law School, JD, cum laude, Carswell Merit Scholar, 2008
Brandeis University, BA, cum laude, 2005

New York

Courts / Agencies
Cour d’appel des États-Unis pour le deuxième Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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Webinar / McDermott Event / June 4, 2020

Grand Cayman / Speaking Engagements / January 23-24, 2020

New York, NY / McDermott Event / November 21, 2019

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / September 18 - 19, 2019

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / May 13 - 15, 2019

Girona, Spain / Speaking Engagements / March 7 - 9, 2019

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / September 27, 2018

Wealth Management / September 26, 2018

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / May 14 - 16, 2018