Team Members

Natasha Pereira Shiman

Natasha Pereira Shiman

Associate

Natasha joined Asserson in 2021 and is an associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She qualified in Massachusetts, and specialises in commercial litigation as well as white collar matters.

Before joining Asserson, Natasha was an associate at K&L Gates LLP in the United States, where she focused her practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on government enforcement, international investigations, and white collar matters. Natasha has represented corporations subject to regulatory enforcement actions and government investigations. Her litigation experience also includes design patent infringement, trusts and estates, financial services, and securities.

Natasha studied at The University of Virginia School of Law where she was an Articles Editor for the Virginia Law Review. She graduated magna cum laude from American University.

Natasha lives in Tel Aviv and enjoys visiting art museums and going on spontaneous adventures around Israel.

Examples of recent work

  • Defended designer and manufacturer company against multi-million-dollar design patent infringement claim
  • Investigated and represented global oil & gas company in response to investigative demands by U.S. Department of Justice, FBI, and U.S. Securities Exchange Commission
  • Represented publicly traded biomedical company against U.S. Securities Exchange Commission subpoena and investigative demands by FINRA
  • Represented numerous noteholders in multi-million-dollar litigation regarding non-conversion of notes  
  • Defended global technology company in shareholder challenge of post-merger conversion rights
  • Represented co-trustee of elite boarding school in a litigation challenging appointment  
  • Represented prominent bridge players in challenging life-long sanctions from international bridge organizations
  • Pro Bono: Represented juveniles in immigration court and asylum proceedings, successfully securing legal status

Publications

    • Natasha Pereira and Yehonatan Shiman, The Role of Rules: A Model for the Pursuit of Information within the Judicial Hierarchy, forthcoming 2021, Cornell Journal if Law and Public Policy