Mitchell G. Mandell

Mitchell G. Mandell

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    900 Third Avenue
    20th Floor
    New York, NY 10022-4728 USA
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With more than 30 years experience handling commercial litigation matters and corporate transactions, Mitch Mandell focuses his practice on the resolution of global commercial disputes, involving both foreign and domestic businesses.

Mitch’s litigation experience spans a wide variety of industries, including technology, healthcare, insurance, investment and commercial banking, venture capital, manufacturing, entertainment and apparel. His clients include top tier Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments and dignitaries, investment banks, hedge funds, record labels, movie studios, high net-worth individuals, and medical research and other charitable organizations.

Mitch has extensive experience with matters involving employment contracts, covenants not to compete, separation agreements, confidentiality agreements, internal investigations, wrongful discharge, retaliation, harassment, unfair competition, trade secrets, and compliance with anti-discrimination laws.

He also has substantial experience counseling clients on bankruptcy litigation, creditor's rights, corporate reorganization issues and the insolvency law aspects of corporate transactions. He has advised financial institutions, creditors and troubled companies in out-of-court debt restructuring, and represents post-petition lenders, as well as parties involved in the acquisition of assets from Chapter 11 companies, and the buying and selling of the debt of such companies.

Mitch also represents myriad companies and high net-worth individuals throughout Latin America, helping Latin American clients address legal matters in the United States and helping clients in the United States address legal matters in Latin America. His work in Latin America, which has spanned over 25 years, has included clients in Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. 

He often serves as general counsel for companies in a number of industries, including charities and other non-profit organizations. This representation involves creating companies, helping companies raise and secure funding, drafting shareholders or partnership agreements, addressing employee, labor, and intellectual property issues, and, if necessary, representing clients’ interests under the United States Bankruptcy Code.


  • New York Metro Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Business Litigation, Employment & Labor, Bankruptcy: Business); 2013-2017

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Arbitration Association; Commercial Panel of Arbitrators
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Project A.L.S.
  • Board of Directors, Harrison Little League
  • Leadership Council, Hyde Leadership Charter School
  • Advisory Board, Dominican Republic Sports and Education Academy