Nora Boujida is a first-generation Muslim American and the first in her family to become a lawyer. As the daughter of a Moroccan immigrant and a South Korean immigrant, she advocates for diversity within the legal profession by supporting minority, low-income, and first generation student programs. Ms. Boujida is currently a Claims Specialist in the Management Liability and Specialty division of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in New York City, where she handles management and professional liability claims under policies providing directors and officers, employment practices, errors and omissions, cyber, private equity, and fiduciary risk coverage. Ms. Boujida graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2018 and received her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University. She is admitted to practice law in New York. In her free time, Ms. Boujida enjoys singing as a soprano in the New York City Bar Chorus, playing tennis, and practicing the violin and piano.
During law school, Ms. Boujida was actively involved on campus. She served as Associate Director of the Moot Court Honor Society, Staff Writer of the New York State Bar Association’s N.Y. Real Property Law Journal, Director of Alumni Relations of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Justice of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and Member of the Dean’s Council for Diversity and Inclusion. During her 1L summer, Ms. Boujida completed an in-house internship at Hubbell Inc., where she gained corporate experience and worked on mergers and acquisitions, tax, intellectual property, litigation, and employment law matters. As a 2L, she participated at the St. John’s Securities Arbitration Clinic and represented underserved investors before FINRA in securities arbitration claims. Ms. Boujida spent her 2L summer as a State & Local Taxation Intern at Andersen Tax, where she conducted legal research and drafted memoranda on amusement taxes, corporate credits and incentives, and taxability of reimbursable expenses. She also attended a semester-long exchange program in her 3L year at the University of Glasgow, where she studied European human rights law, Scottish criminal justice, Brexit developments, and the institutions and judicial control of the European Union.