Overview

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

Ms. Spector-Naranjo represents U.S. and foreign clients 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 and related claims brought by a prominent Latin American family targeted in a massive Ponzi scheme, 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, and a global litigation brought by a Middle Eastern client stemming from a complex financial services fraud.

Ms. Spector-Naranjo also has extensive experience representing clients pursuing whistleblower complaints to the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding securities law violations by multi-national companies, representing individuals and companies in connection with U.S. regulatory agency investigations, assisting clients to obtain U.S. discovery in aid of foreign proceedings, representing clients in connection with the U.S. enforcement of foreign money judgments, and advising clients regarding disputes over insurance coverage involving environmental, health hazard, and other matters.

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 earned her J.D. and B.A. degrees, both cum laude, from Georgetown University.

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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit