Cozen O’Connor: Mistry, Armeen F.

Armeen F. Mistry

Associate

Washington, D.C.

(202) 747-0780

(202) 640-5980

Armeen focuses her practice on complex business and commercial litigation on behalf of individuals and corporations. She has successfully litigated in federal and state courts in a variety of industries and subject areas including software, entertainment, indemnification, and general breach of contract and business tort matters. Armeen is involved in all aspects of litigation, from initial pleadings through discovery, motion practice, mediation, trial, and any necessary appeals.

Armeen is committed to serving her community. She represents clients on a pro bono basis in Veteran’s Benefit Claims, immigration court matters, and bankruptcy litigation proceedings. She also serves on the board of directors for the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C.

Prior to joining the firm, Armeen worked in the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Hildy Bowbeer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Armeen received her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude, in 2015. While in law school, she was managing editor of the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, a role in which she was recognized for her service. She received degrees in economics and journalism, magna cum laude, from the University of Missouri in 2012.

Experience

News

Fiduciary Rule Can't Block Thrivent Arbitrations, Judge Says

November 16, 2017

Law360 discusses the federal district court’s decision entering a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor on behalf of our client, in connection with the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule.

Publications

U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Immigrant Who Received Bad Advice from Lawyer [The ABC's of Immigration Law Blog]

June 23, 2017

On Friday, June 23, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a green card holder who pleaded guilty to a crime based on faulty advice from his attorney. Jae Lee, 48, told the high court that he pleaded guilty to a crime based on his attorney’s advice that he would not be deported if he did....

Seventh Circuit Says No Asylum for Bisexual Man; Posner Dissents [The ABC's of Immigration Law Blog]

August 25, 2016

The following blog post is written by Armeen Mistry, an Associate in Minneapolis Last week, the Seventh Circuit declined to review the asylum application of a bisexual individual who applied for fear of persecution. Ray Fuller, 51, told an immigration judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals...

Delaware Court Allows Some Claims To Proceed In Data Breach Subrogation Action [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

May 26, 2016

Earlier this month, a Delaware state court dismissed multiple implied-warranty claims in a subrogation lawsuit against cybersecurity company Trustwave Corp., but allowed discovery to proceed on certain claims. The suit involved a data breach at Euronet Worldwide Inc., a credit card processer....

Insurance Company Must Defend Against Data Breach Class Action, 4th Cir. Says [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

April 13, 2016

On Monday, the Fourth Circuit held that Travelers must defend Portal Healthcare in a class action claim arising out of an alleged medical records data breach. The class action, filed in New York state court in April 2013, alleges that Portal negligently failed to secure its server containing...

Carnival company voluntarily dismissed from H-2B prevailing wage class action [The ABC's of Immigration Law Blog]

March 01, 2016

Last week, plaintiffs from a proposed class action involving H-2B visa guest workers voluntarily dismissed a Florida amusement park company from the pending litigation. The case involves the prevailing wage rate offered to guest workers. This proposed class action involves the guest workers’...

DHS Announces New Travel Regulations under Visa Waiver Program to Include Libya, Somalia, and Yemen [The ABC's of Immigration Law Blog]

February 22, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a statement on February 18, 2016 on the implementation of additional changes to the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 for the countries of Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) permits...

SuperValu Latest in Debate over Standing [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

February 03, 2016

Last month, a Minnesota federal judge tossed out extensive multidistrict legislation concerning a proposed class action of SuperValu shoppers. Shoppers from Illinois, Minnesota, and Idaho had alleged that the supermarket chain caused them harm when hackers penetrated SuperValu’s systems and...

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Copyright Law, Fair Use and Social Media

July 23, 2019 - Washington, D.C.

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • University of Missouri, B.A., magna cum laude, 2012

Awards & Honors

Minnesota State Bar Association, North Star Lawyer, 2016-2018

Cozen O'Connor D.C. Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, 2017

  • District of Columbia
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court - District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota

American Bar Association

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C., Board Member