Netra Sreeprakash

Senior Attorney

Phone: (713) 221-3841

Fax: (713) 337-8850

Email: netra.sreeprakash@mhllp.com

Office: HOUSTON

Netra Sreeprakash has experience handling a wide range of complex, commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts, including contract and fraud disputes, securities and corporate governance matters, labor and employment proceedings, bankruptcy, antitrust and intellectual property cases, and internal and regulatory investigations. She has represented clients in the hedge fund, financial services, mining, retail, healthcare, technology, insurance, and manufacturing industries.

Netra was named a “Rising Star” by New York Super Lawyers from 2014 through 2017, when she began clerking for a federal district court judge—an experience that not only further sharpened her skills but also provided invaluable insight with respect to effective and efficient resolution of disputes.

Outside the office, Netra enjoys reading, yoga, attending concerts, family bike rides, and karaoke with her husband and young children.

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP
  • Term Law Clerk for the Honorable Nanette K. Laughrey, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (2017-2018)
  • Career Law Clerk and Chief of Staff for the Honorable Nanette K. Laughrey (2018-2023)
HONORS
  • “Rising Star” (Business Litigation), New York Super Lawyers, 2014-2017
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (Columbia Law School)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (Vassar College)
  • English Department Prize (Vassar College)
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Secured post-trial verdict dismissing contractual and quasi-contractual claims seeking recovery of finder’s fee from mining company
  • Obtained complete dismissal with prejudice of claims arising from insurance contracts
  • Obtained complete dismissal of RICO, consumer protection, and state law fraud claims in putative class action against investment fund
  • Defended corporate officer and director against claims of mismanagement and fraud
  • Enforced investor rights in the face of issuer’s refusal to comply with payment obligations
  • Represented hedge fund clients in regulatory inquiries and investigations
  • Maximized creditor claims in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Enforced beneficiary’s rights in connection with $250 million estate dispute
  • Successfully guided settlement of multi-million dollar employment dispute
  • Advised hedge fund clients with respect to litigation and compliance matters impacting financial portfolios
ADMISSIONS
  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
EDUCATION
  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2006
  • Vassar College, B.A., with Honors, 2003