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Dori is a business attorney who concentrates her practice in representing public and private companies in domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, joint ventures, divestitures, recapitalizations, secured and unsecured financing, private equity investments, private placements, public securities filings, commercial contracts, corporate governance matters, and associated regulatory compliance matters.

She has managed all phases of corporate transactions, including term sheets and letters of intent, merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, intellectual property license agreements, purchase and license agreements, SAAS agreements, software license agreements, cloud storage service level agreements, software consulting services agreements, software enterprise operator agreements, information technology service agreements, patent assignments, trademark assignments, commercial contracts, vendor agreements, assignment and assumption agreements, professional services agreements, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, consulting agreements, employment contracts, separation agreements, settlement agreements, convertible and non-convertible promissory notes, subordinated promissory notes, credit agreements, security agreements, guaranty agreements, lease agreements, escrow agreements, stockholders agreements, recapitalization agreements, joint venture agreements, redemption agreements, registration statements, private placement memoranda, information statements, and corporate governance documents.

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  • Recipient of the 2015 American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Writing Competition Award for A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis, 16 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1041-1107, 2014
  • Research Editor, Cornell International Law Journal, 1998-1999

  • The Three C’s of Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises: Control, Certification, and the Constitution, Central New York Women’s Bar Association Annual Meeting, April 28, 2016
  • The New York Times and Credit Rating Agencies: Indistinguishable Under First Amendment Jurisprudence, Syracuse University College of Law Faculty Workshop Series, September 10, 2015
  • Commenter, A Structural Case for Prosecutorial Declination, Syracuse University College of Law Faculty Incubator Workshop, April 23, 2015
  • A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Meeting, April 18, 2015
  • Speaker/Panelist, Innovation Today: The Legal Challenges of Funding Startups, Boston University School of Law, Review of Banking and Financial Law Symposium, February 27, 2015

  • "The New York Times and Credit Rating Agencies: Indistinguishable Under First Amendment Jurisprudence," 93 Denv. U. L. Rev. 275, 2016
  • "Preemption Principles: Weighing the Impact of Dodd-Frank," 34 No. 7 Banking & Fin. Services Pol’y Rep. 1, 2015
  • "A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis," 16 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1041-1107, 2014

  • CNY Arts, Inc., Board Member
  • Fayetteville-Manlius Little League, Assistant Coach
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Troop Leader