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Agatha focuses her practice on commercial litigation.

Agatha provides strategy, research and drafting assistance in dispute-related matters. Prior to joining Foster Garvey, Agatha was an associate in the New York office of a large, international law firm where she was involved in successful voting rights litigation at the Supreme Court level. She also gained extensive experience participating in internal investigations involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, and related white-collar defense. 

Agatha previously served as a judicial intern to Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, and as a criminal law intern for the North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency in Australia.

Passionate about political engagement, Agatha worked as the Rural Director for the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Begich in Anchorage, Alaska, carrying out campaign management, conducting outreach to Alaska Native voters and advising on rural and Native American legislation, including the Violence Against Women Act, the Farm Bill and the Traditional Foods Nourishment Act.

Previously, she also served as Communications Director for the Tanana Chiefs Conference, a tribal entity that serves 42 villages in Alaska.

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Admissions

  • Washington state (pending)
  • New York, 2020
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2020
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2020

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2019
    • Harlan Stone Fiske Scholar
    • 2017 Irell & Manella Prize for Outstanding 1L Leadership, Winner
    • National Native American Law Student Association Moot Court 2017, Quarter-finalist
    • Columbia Journal of Race and Law
    • Columbia Native American Law Student Association, President
  • M.B.A., University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2016
    • Honors: Alyeska M.B.A. Scholarship
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, Native American Studies with honors, 2009
    • Daniel Simon Writing Award
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