Biography

Gabriela Bersuder is an associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Ms. Bersuder represents clients in false adverting class actions and complex commercial cases filed throughout the country. She also counsels clients with sensitive employment-related questions and higher education clients on student conduct issues and Title IX compliance. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Bersuder served as a law clerk to the Hon. Christopher F. Droney of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to the Hon. John G. Koeltl of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representative Matters

False Advertising

Represented a leading confections company in a putative consumer class action challenging various statements on labels for chocolate products. 

Successfully defended a leading confections company in a putative consumer class action alleging that product packaging contained nonfunctional slack fill in violation of state consumer protection laws.

Representing an internet provider in connection with state attorney general false advertising investigation.

Representing a leading beverage company in case alleging deceptive advertising concerning flagship products.

Complex Commercial

Represented a large publishing company in a putative class action filed by authors concerning payments of royalties.

Representing a supplier of manufacturing parts in long-running commercial dispute against its counterparty. 

Employment

Representing a higher education institution in litigation alleging reverse-Title IX discrimination.

Pro Bono
Representing client in state prison in petition seeking clemency to the Governor of New York.

Represented a group of faith organizations filing an amicus brief challenging Texas fetal tissue regulations before the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Representing individuals in federal court litigation alleging discriminatory treatment by their landlord.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

  • New York

Languages

  • Spanish

Publications