Shari A. Brandt is a partner with more than 20 years of experience representing institutions and individuals in high stakes commercial civil litigation, regulatory and white collar criminal proceedings, and internal investigations, often in matters involving financial services and complex financial products. Clients have described her as: having “deep knowledge of the subject matter, sound judgment, [and] great instincts,” “very client service oriented,” “extremely smart, experienced, hardworking and thorough,” and someone who “works incredibly hard to ensure that all bases are covered” (Legal 500 2010-2019). more +
Ms. Brandt regularly defends matters that proceed simultaneously in regulatory, white collar defense and civil litigation forums. She represents clients in civil litigations at the federal and state level, arbitrations and mediations, as well as defending against investigations by the CFTC, SEC, FINRA, United States Attorney’s Office, Department of Justice, State Attorney’s General offices and other governmental and self-regulatory bodies.
Ms. Brandt currently serves as a member of RK&O's Executive Committee. In 2000, she was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Brandt is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, State Bars of New York and New Jersey as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York and District of New Jersey.
Member, Law360 Securities Editorial Advisory Board
Former Co-chair of Securities Litigation Subcommittee, American Bar Association’s Commercial and Business Litigation Committee
Member, Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ Board of Trustees
Member, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest Board of Trustees
Member, New York City Bar, White Collar Crime Committee