Paulina Bellantonio is a Senior Consultant at Prime Clerk. Before joining Prime Clerk, Paulina was an attorney at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. During her time at Hughes Hubbard she was counsel to the Trustee for the SIPA liquidations of MF Global Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc. As counsel to the Trustee, Paulina facilitated the determination, settlement and expungement of customer and general creditor claims, as well as the distribution of more than $8 billion to customers and general creditors in those proceedings. While at Hughes Hubbard, Paulina also had an extensive pro bono practice. She assisted in uncontested divorces for battered women, provided counsel to the elderly in drafting their wills and other related documents, and successfully defended a mother and her daughter against a petition filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, in relation to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Paulina graduated from St. John’s University, summa cum laude, and holds a J.D. from Touro Law Center. She is fluent in Polish.