Pooja Majmundar is an Associate Attorney (bar admission pending) at Ferrari & Associates, P.C., where she assists clients on matters involving U.S. economic sanctions that are administered and enforced by the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”). Specifically, she assists in delisting cases for clients placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (“SDN”) List pursuant to various sanctions authorities. She also aids corporate clients in federal criminal investigations, pre-designation, and civil asset forfeiture matters.
Ms. Majmundar has extensive legal experience in both the private and public sectors, in civil and criminal cases, as well as in affirmative and defense litigation. Before joining Ferrari & Associates, Ms. Majmundar interned for the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions, and for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Notably, Ms. Majmundar interned for the DOJ’s Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section, where she helped to investigate and prosecute cases against U.S. and foreign persons for human rights violations and international crimes, such as war crimes, corruption, violent crimes, and certain fraudulent activities.
Ms. Majmundar graduated from The George Washington University Law School (“GW Law School”) with a Concentration in International and Comparative Law. She received the highest level recognition by the GW Center for Civil Engagement and Public Service for completing over 440 hours of pro bono service. During school, Ms. Majmundar served as a Research Assistant to GW Law School Dean Dayna Matthew; Senior Managing Editor for International Law in Domestic Courts Journal; and United States Country Coordinator for Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts by Oxford University Press. Ms. Majmundar was also the North American Regional Champion for the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, a worldwide advocacy competition organized by the International Institute of Space Law.