Magda M. Jimenez Train
New York City
t: 212 446 2333
f: 212 446 2350
Areas of Practice
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1995; Managing Editor, Cardozo Women's Law Journal; Samuel L. Belkin Scholar Award
New York University, B.A. , Political Science, 1992; Trustees Scholar
New Jersey and New York
United States Courts of Appeals: Third, Eleventh and Federal Circuits
United States District Courts: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and District of New Jersey
Magda M. Jimenez Train’s main practice areas are complex commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts throughout the country. Ms. Jimenez Train also serves as Deputy General Counsel to the firm.
In her more recent matters, Ms. Jimenez Train has represented: the former CEO of a major insurance company in various federal and state securities matters; a major pharmaceutical company against various products liability claims; hundreds of victims of a foreign terrorist organization in civil claims brought against Chiquita Brands International, Inc. for providing material support to terrorists; a group of hedge funds in a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup for assisting Enron in obtaining bank loans through fraudulent accounting practices; the largest entertainment company in Latin America in a tortious interference lawsuit against a United States-based Spanish language television company; a major Mexican beverage distributor in an action alleging violation of its minority shareholder rights; a national computer products marketer in a federal criminal investigation, including an internal investigation; an individual charged with federal securities law violations; the representation of fifteen employees of a major cruise line company who testified before the grand jury in a prosecution for environmental crimes; a testifying witness in the criminal trial of United States v. Martha Stewart; a leading telecommunications company against federal and state claims alleging monopolization in the pay telephone business, and in connection with the company's opposition to the government's settlement of United States v. Microsoft; and a well-known mystery writer/anthologist in a federal jury trial alleging trademark and breach of contract claims that resulted in a favorable jury verdict.
Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Ms. Jimenez Train was an associate at the law firm of Barrett Gravante Carpinello & Stern LLP.
Ms. Jimenez Train served as Secretary of the Criminal Advocacy Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York from 2001 through 2003. Ms. Jimenez Train currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Community Service Society, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at Cardozo Law School and a member of the New York State Judicial Screening Committee, Second Department.
Selected Professional Awards and Associations
New York City Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association 2011
Honoree of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
BALLSA Alumni Group 2012
LatinoJustice/PRLDEF Latina Trailblazer Award
BSF Seeks Damages for Colombian Terrorism Victims (Firm Newsletter Spring 2011)
BSF client, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, featured in Fortune magazine cover story (issue date 10/13/08)