Head of Legal
Mr. Mandel joined Meridian in 2021 and currently serves as Meridian’s Head of Legal in the company’s downtown New York office. He is Meridian’s lead in-house counsel and oversees all of Meridian’s legal and compliance matters and functions.
Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Mandel was a Counsel at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he served as a commercial litigator for almost 10 years. Over the course of his career, Mr. Mandel has represented a variety of clients in federal and state court proceedings, arbitrations, and regulatory and internal investigations, and advised clients in disputes ranging from complex commercial litigation to mortgage servicing, bankruptcy, and labor matters.
Mr. Mandel holds a B.A. in Economics from Queens College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the New York State Bar.