Shari A. Brandt is the Litigation practice lead in the firm’s New York office. Her experience includes more than 25 years representing institutions and individuals in high-stakes matters, including white-collar criminal and regulatory proceedings, internal investigations, and complex commercial civil litigation.
Shari has particular depth in defending matters before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as litigating class action litigation alleging antitrust, securities laws, and Commodity Exchange Act violations relating to complex financial products. She regularly handles matters that proceed simultaneously in regulatory, white-collar defense, and civil litigation forums, as well as defending against investigations brought by U.S. attorney’s offices, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), state attorneys general offices, and governmental and self-regulatory bodies.
Recognized in Legal 500 and Chambers USA, Shari has been described by clients as “very client service oriented,” “extremely smart, experienced, hardworking and thorough,” noting as well that she is “responsive and strategic” and “does a great job with really complex cases.”