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Victoria Roeck



Victoria (Tori) Roeck maintains a diverse commercial litigation practice, to which she brings substantial federal court experience. As a Gruber Fellow in Global Justice and staff attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union, Tori focused on combatting unlawful immigration detention at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in upstate New York through class actions, habeas corpus petitions, and amicus briefs at the trial and appellate levels. Her work built on her time in the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School, through which she helped secure nationwide injunctions against the first Muslim Ban and the DACA termination, earning the Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy.

Tori joined Holwell Shuster & Goldberg from a clerkship with the Hon. Allyne R. Ross in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

  • HSBC as trustee in multiple RMBS litigations, each with hundreds of millions of dollars at issue, arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Air India in proceedings before the S.D.N.Y. by foreign investors Cairn and Devas seeking a declaration that the airline is the alter ego of the Republic of India and should be held jointly and severally liable for the amount of two BIT arbitration awards rendered against the foreign state.

News and Writings

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  • Hon. Allyne R. Ross, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2020 – 2021


Yale Law School (J.D., 2018; Co-Director, International Refugee Assistance Project, Charles G. Albom Prize)

Linacre College, University of Oxford (M.Sc. in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, 2015)

University of Notre Dame (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
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