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.
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;
- Ambac Financial Group in a fraud and breach of contract action against Countrywide Financial (and its parent, Bank of America) to recover more than $2 billion in damages stemming from residential mortgage-backed securities issued by Countrywide and insured by Ambac;
- 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.
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
Submissions Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review
- Yale College
Cum laude, with distinction
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
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