Marian Saxena is an associate in the District of Columbia office of Arnold & Porter LLP and is a member of the firm's corporate and securities practice group. She advises domestic and international clients in connection with a broad range of general corporate matters, including secured and unsecured financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters. She has experience advising clients in connection with US Securities and Exchange Commission, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and other regulatory and compliance matters applicable to commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors. She has represented clients in registered offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. Ms. Saxena also has experience representing sovereign clients in their capital markets offerings within the United States.
Ms. Saxena maintains an active pro bono practice. She worked with an Arnold & Porter team of more than 50 lawyers and legal assistants and conducted a year-long study on the US immigration removal adjudication system and in February 2010 issued a 500-page report for the American Bar Association's Commission on Immigration on "Reforming the Immigration System: Proposals to Promote Independence, Fairness, Efficiency, and Professionalism in the Adjudication of Removal Cases."
Ms. Saxena graduated from American University, Washington College of Law in 2007 magna cum laude and was elected into the Order of the Coif. During law school, she served as the Associate Symposium Editor for the American University Law Review. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland College Park in 2002 with a major in government and politics and interned for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law.
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