Ruth Merisier is an associate in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group. Ruth advises clients in complex commercial disputes and corporate governance matters. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Cadwalader Black and Latino Association. Ruth demonstrates a strong commitment to pro bono work, representing clients seeking asylum under United States immigration laws. Ruth has also received the Legal Aid Society’s 2016 Pro Bono Publico Award for her efforts to vacate an eviction decision against her client by the New York City Housing Authority.
Ruth was included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in recognition of her work in Commercial Litigation.
Ruth received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she served as Co-Editor in Chief of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy. Ruth earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science and Philosophy from The City College of New York (CUNY). She is admitted to practice in the State of New York.