Tara J. Plochocki
Ms. Plochocki is an experienced advocate who focuses her practice on complex transnational disputes, both at the trial and appellate levels. Her matters have included high-profile, multi-jurisdictional financial frauds and insolvencies, in which she has represented investors, individual executives, and corporations. Ms. Plochocki has a proven track record in international judgment enforcement and asset recovery. She has prevailed in contested applications for evidence for use in foreign proceedings pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782 and won recognition of disputed international arbitral awards and regularly speaks on US asset recovery tools and strategies.
Ms. Plochocki also has expertise in the extraterritorial application of U.S. law and jurisdiction and regularly counsels and represents international clients on civil and criminal liability in US courts. She has successfully defended clients from allegations of material support for terrorism and achieved favorable resolutions for clients facing exposure to liability for business and financial activities conducted abroad. In recognition of her excellence in the field of International Law, Ms. Plochocki was selected as a Washington DC “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2017 and 2018.
Ms. Plochocki graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School and Barnard College of Columbia University. She is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Washington D.C., New York, and California.