Dina B. Mishra is a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Appellate Group. She handles appellate litigation for the Commission, primarily by drafting briefs for federal appellate courts and orally arguing before the federal courts of appeals. Her practice includes work in whistleblower cases. She joined the Commission in 2016. 

Dina served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and to Justices John Paul Stevens (retired) and Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States. She also worked as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division, Appellate Staff; and in the Appellate & Supreme Court Litigation and Government & Regulatory Litigation practice groups at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. In addition, she completed a one-year academic research fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center.

Dina received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2009, after earlier receiving an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University.