Anjori Mitra is a law clerk at Calcaterra Pollack LLP with broad civil and commercial litigation experience. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked at a plaintiff-side class action firm on securities, consumer, and Child Victims Act litigation, as well as FINRA arbitrations. Before that, Anjori practiced in New Zealand as a barrister at one of New Zealand’s preeminent barristers’ chambers, where her work included securities and derivative litigation, labor disputes and investigations, consumer litigation, cross border matters, discrimination claims, and childhood sexual abuse litigation. She has appeared as counsel in a number of New Zealand courts and tribunals, including at the appellate level.
Anjori was admitted to practice in New Zealand in 2015. Anjori passed the July 2019 New York bar exam and her admission is pending before New York’s Appellate Division, First Department.
- Represents institutional investors in a federal antitrust class action seeking recovery from over nine banks who allegedly participated in bid-rigging and market manipulation of the Mexican Government Bond market.
- Represents families who lost their infants in the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper in lawsuits against Mattel, Inc. and Fisher-Price, Inc.
- Represents survivors of childhood sexual assault pursuing justice under New York’s Child Victims Act.
- Represented consumers in a class action against a large insurer and pharmacy benefit manager, alleging a mail-order program for prescriptions was a deceptive practice in violation of New York law.
- Represented investors who suffered losses in a federal securities class action against a large medical and wellness cannabis operator which allegedly misled investors as to its products.
- Represented claimants in a FINRA arbitration alleging mismanagement of their accounts by a financial advisor.
Columbia Law School (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone honors, 2019)
University of Auckland, New Zealand (LL.B. with honors, 2014)
University of Auckland, New Zealand (B.A., English, History, 2014)
While at Columbia Law School, Anjori served on the board of Columbia Law Women’s Association, volunteered for the Sexual Respect Initiative, and interned at the Knight First Amendment Institute, which focuses on protecting the freedoms of speech and the press. While at the University of Auckland Law School in New Zealand, Anjori was the editor-in-chief of the Public Interest Law Journal of New Zealand and volunteered for the Equal Justice Project, a pro bono organization which aims to increase access to justice in the community.
Anjori received a Parker School Certificate in international and comparative law during her LL.M. at Columbia Law School. She was also awarded a Spencer Mason Travelling Scholarship in Law from the Spencer Mason Trust in New Zealand for her LL.M. studies. She was a recipient of the 2017 Auckland District Law Society Prize (New Zealand) for best contribution to the New Zealand Women’s Law Journal and received an honorable mention for the 2018 Hon Rex Mason Prize for Legal Writing (New Zealand).