Justin Mungai

Associate

Justin Mungai is an experienced litigator and defense attorney who joins the firm following an impressive career in the corporate litigation space, having represented a multitude of clients, ranging from elite multi billion-dollar financial institutions to high-powered technological giants. Justin’s work to date has earned him recognition by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the years 2022 and 2023.

Before joining ChaudhryLaw PLLC, Justin worked at one of the country’s elite boutique trial litigation firms. During that time, he primarily worked on matters in the antitrust and products liability space, handling both government and private-entity facing cases. Prior to that, Justin worked at one of the nation’s premier white-shoe law firms, where he worked on a wide range of matters including complex commercial cases, high-stakes contractual disputes and class actions, internal investigations, derivative lawsuits, market manipulation cases, and other massive antitrust actions. As a dedicated advocate, Justin also devoted a considerable amount of his time to pro bono matters in the civil rights space.

Justin also has two appellate clerkships under his belt. Justin clerked for the Honorable Mark J. Bennett on the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, between the years 2020 and 2021.  A few years prior, Justin clerked for the now-retired Honorable Justice Barry T. Albin on the Supreme Court of New Jersey, between the years 2016 and 2017.

Justin received his law degree from Cornell Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. Justin also holds an English law degree (LL.B), which he obtained from the University of Warwick. He graduated from the University of Warwick with Upper Second-Class Honours.

Education:

  • University of Warwick, Coventry, U.K., LL.B (Hons), Upper Second-Class Honours
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

Admissions:

  • State of New York
  • S.D.N.Y.
  • E.D.N.Y.
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals