Overview

Ms. Spector-Naranjo’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and complex international disputes.

Ms. Spector-Naranjo has been involved in a wide range of domestic and cross-border disputes, which typically involve litigation in multiple fora arising out of financial fraud and sophisticated financial products.  Recent matters that she has litigated include fraud actions brought by foreign institutional investors against prominent banks arising out of losses in connection with collateralized debt obligations and other subprime mortgage products, a global litigation brought by a Middle Eastern client stemming from a complex financial services fraud, representation of individuals and companies in connection with U.S. regulatory agency investigations, and U.S. proceedings in aid of disputes in the United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia.

Ms. Spector-Naranjo also advises clients on compliance with U.S. laws, including U.S. export controls, sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, the USA Patriot Act, and laws regulating lenders.

Ms. Spector-Naranjo has spent significant time participating in non-profit community education and legal clinics, both in Santiago, Chile and Washington D.C.  Ms. Spector has also provided pro bono representation of numerous groups appearing as amici curiae in appellate cases involving a range of issues of public interest. 

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Experience

  • Law Clerk, Ayuda Clínica Legal

Publications & Events

In the News

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2006)
  • Georgetown University (B.A., cum laude, 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York