July 2010 – Chaffetz Lindsey is pleased to announce the addition of two new associates: Boris Ayala and Erin Valentine.
Boris Ayala joins Chaffetz Lindsey from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where he worked as a litigation associate since October 2006. Boris has substantial experience representing clients in complex litigation matters. Prior to law school, from 1999 through 2003, he worked in various positions at the United Nations. Boris is fluent in French and Spanish. He is a 2006 graduate of New York University Law School, where he was a Notes Editor of the New York University Law Review. He graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1999.
Erin Valentine was previously an associate with the International Justice Network, where she represented clients in habeas proceedings at both the trial and appellate court level. Erin was a summer associate with Clifford Chance LLP. She graduated in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a James Wilson Scholar, a Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, and the recipient of the Blank Rome Alvin Ackerman Prize. Erin graduated in 2004 from the University of California – Irvine.