Tristan Sierra represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. He has been lead counsel in several cases in federal court and is experienced in motion practice, depositions, and written discovery. Tristan also represents companies in internal investigations and government enforcement matters involving high-profile, cross-border matters. In addition, he advises clients on open source software licensing.
Tristan has an active pro bono practice and represents women and children seeking asylum and special immigrant juvenile status in state and immigration proceedings. He also represents U.S. military veterans seeking legal assistance.
- Columbia University (J.D. 2018; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law); The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. in Government with honors 2009)
- Texas and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
- Lieutenant, Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy (2009-2014); Intern, U.S. Department of Justice: National Security Division, Counterterrorism Section (Fall 2017) and Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch (Summer 2017); Extern, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York (Fall 2016)
- Extern to the Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (Spring 2017)