Monica S. Asher - McDermott Will & Emery


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
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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