Tanya Korkhov is a passionate advocate for her clients. As a member of Keller Rohrback’s nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group, Tanya focuses on actions brought pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and other complex litigation matters.
Prior to joining Keller Rohrback, Tanya was associated for over ten years with a New York firm specializing in complex litigation, where she gained extensive experience with litigating fiduciary duty breach claims and shareholder derivative claims in both state and federal courts. Tanya has frequently supervised discovery in various complex actions, including multidistrict litigation proceedings, involving numerous depositions being conducted on parallel tracks in related actions, and electronic review of substantial document productions. Throughout her practice, Tanya has played a significant role in a number of high-profile recoveries achieved on behalf of the plaintiff classes. Tanya was a key member of the litigation team that recently obtained a $40 million settlement for the class of plan participants and beneficiaries in In re American International Group, Inc. ERISA Litigation II. Tanya has successfully represented clients in numerous other actions alleging fiduciary duty breaches or claims of corporate malfeasance that resulted in multimillion-dollar recoveries for retirement plan participants or shareholders who suffered investment losses.
As a member of the Securities Arbitration Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she earned her J.D., Tanya represented clients with limited means in securities-related proceedings. Tanya also represented Cardozo on a four-member team in the 2004 and 2005 annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition held in Vienna, Austria. Subsequently, Tanya has frequently served as a volunteer team coach and judge for the Vis Moot.
Tanya is a charter member of the Rotary Club of Wall Street New York, which partners with various international and local organizations to improve the lives of New Yorkers and communities world-wide. Tanya also volunteers with other New York based non-profit groups committed to furthering education and community service.
Bar and Court Admissions
2006, New York
2008, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
2008, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
2015, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
2017, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General Bar)
2018, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
New York University – B.A., magna cum laude, 2001, English and American Literature; Phi Beta Kappa
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law – J.D., Certificate in Dispute Resolution, 2005; Securities Arbitration Clinic, 2005; 2004 & 2005 Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot (Vienna).
Professional and Civic Involvement
Rotary Club of Wall Street New York, Charter Member
American Bar Association, Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
Articles & Presentations
Speaker, ERISA 2019 – Current Issues for Plan Fiduciaries, Cardozo Law School, New York, NY (November 7, 2019)