Camellia Noriega, an associate at Mandel & Mandel, specializes in antitrust, fraud, securities, trial litigation and white-collar criminal defense investigation, research and analysis. Her experience also includes matters pertaining to money laundering, ethics compliance, discovery, civil procedures and other business claims on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.
In addition to drafting legal briefs, motions, arbitration opinions and arguing motions in federal court, Camellia manages relationships with governmental agencies and document review and production. Her recent notable case involvement includes the representation of a receiver, appointed by the SEC for the investors, in a Ponzi scheme to recover their investments. She has also assisted in a multi-state investigation of a pharmaceutical company’s product switching, which violated antitrust laws, and in the defense of a major drug company’s payment settlement agreement against an anti-trust challenge by the FTC.
Camellia launched her legal career as an antitrust associate at a Washington, D.C. law firm before moving to a Chicago law firm’s litigation and antitrust practice. She then worked as an attorney at the Office of the Attorney General in Tallahassee in the anti-trust division. Prior to joining Mandel & Mandel, she was a law clerk for three years at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in Fort Lauderdale.
Camellia obtained her B.A. in U.S. Government and Public Policy from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she was an Illinois Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund Scholar.