Mitchell Nobel


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Mitchell Nobel is a litigator with experience in complex commercial and securities litigation, including a focus in litigations related to crypto-assets. His clients include creators of crypto-assets, classes of investors in digital assets and their derivatives, hedge funds, monoline insurers, and energy companies.

Representative Matters

Mitchell has represented clients in high-stakes disputes, including:

  • A class of investors alleging a market manipulation conspiracy involving the stablecoin “Tether”;
  • A class of investors asserting manipulation of the crypto-derivatives offered by BitMEX;
  • A group of solar energy providers in their appeal against state regulators before the Ninth Circuit;
  • An individual alleging police brutality and false arrest, obtaining a favorable settlement.
  • A CEO of a company that created a crypto-payment solution in an investigation by the SEC. 
  • A prominent DeFi crypto-issuer in a dispute arising out of their launch of a crypto-asset involving tens of millions of dollars of potential liability.
  • The Board of Directors for an environmental non-profit in an internal investigation in response to allegations of misuse of funds, mismanagement, and racial discrimination.

 Affiliations & Academic Achievements

Mitchell earned his J.D. at Yale Law School, where he served as submissions editor on the Yale Law and Policy Review. After graduation, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul Niemeyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mitchell was recently recognized as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers in its list of top litigators in the New York Metropolitan Area.

  • Yale Law School (J.D.)
    Submissions Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review
  • Yale College (B.A., Philosophy)
    Cum laude, with distinction

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Associate, 2017-2018

Law Clerk to the Hon. Paul V. Niemeyer
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2016-2017

  • State Bar of New York
  • United States District Court: District of Maryland
  • United States Courts of Appeals: Fourth Circuit, Ninth Circuit