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Damaris Hernández is a partner in the Litigation Department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where her practice focuses on complex civil litigation related to securities and ERISA, as well as shareholder demands, internal corporate investigations and government investigations related to antitrust and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She has represented a wide range of clients, including American Express, Credit Suisse, IBM, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis and Vivendi.

Damaris received her A.B. degree magna cum laude in Literature from Harvard College in 2003, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2007, where she was associate editor of the Review of Law and Social Change and an AnBryce Scholar. She joined Cravath in 2007 and became a partner in 2016.

Outside Cravath, Damaris is a member of The Alumni Society, a professional development organization for Latino business executives, and is actively involved with NYU’s AnBryce Program, mentoring AnBryce students and speaking at AnBryce alumni events.  She has also been the recipient of numerous awards related to her professional success and commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion, including: LatinoJustice’s “Latina Trailblazer Award,” created to honor U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; the Council of Urban Professionals’ (CUP) Catalyst award, which honors extraordinary professional success and community contributions; and El Diario’s “Mujeres Destacadas Award,” which honors the most influential Latina women in New York.


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Areas of Practice

Class Action/Complex Litigation


Corporate Law Firm

Law School

New York University School of Law

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