Our People

Our global offices allow us to bring together the right team of U.S. litigators, English barristers and solicitors (including Queen's Counsel), Hong Kong solicitors, and offshore lawyers equipped to handle the unique issues inherent in complex cross-border disputes and investigations. Our team of lawyers includes former U.S. federal and state prosecutors, English and offshore judges, and arbitrators. 

Our team of legal analysts work closely with the lawyers and, under their supervision, provide research and analysis for every stage of a matter. In addition, the lawyers are supported by an executive team of technology, e-discovery, case management, and public relations professionals to provide clients with practical business solutions that complement the legal strategy. 

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  • Alexander P. Shirtcliff

    Lawyer

    Alexander Shirtcliff is an English solicitor focusing on commercial litigation, financial products and services litigation, insolvency matters, and joint venture and partnership disputes. In particular, he handles complex shareholder and corporate governance disputes, as well as commercial fraud cases that often require implementing urgent interim relief mechanisms, such as worldwide freezing orders.

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    London
    Tower 42
    25 Old Broad Street
    London, EC2N 1HQ

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6578
  • Jason M. Short

    Lawyer

    Jason Short represents clients involved in government investigations, regulatory enforcement, and related civil litigation, with a particular focus on the financial services and pharmaceutical industries.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1252
  • Jennifer Anne Shults

    Analyst

    Jennifer Shults, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, assists in government enforcement defense matters.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1972
  • Leif T. Simonson

    Lawyer

    Leif Simonson handles high-stakes disputes involving a variety of complex financial products and services, shareholder disputes challenging actions by corporate boards and management, and white-collar criminal investigations and enforcement proceedings.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1248
  • Benjamin Sirota

    Lawyer

    Benjamin Sirota is an experienced litigator who handles white-collar criminal matters, regulatory enforcement, and internal investigations, with a particular focus on global competition issues.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1265
  • Deb Sparks

    Analyst

    Deb Sparks, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides research for disputes involving financial products and services.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 448 6280
  • Kelly Spatola

    Lawyer

    Kelly Spatola represents clients facing high-value commercial disputes, concentrating on the financial services industry. She also counsels institutional and private clients in contentious white-collar criminal and regulatory defense matters.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1291
  • Andrew Stafford QC

    Lawyer

    Andrew Stafford QC is an English barrister and Queen’s Counsel who represents corporations, hedge funds and high-net-worth individuals in complex, high-value litigations spanning multiple jurisdictions and that involve significant cross-border elements.

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    London
    Tower 42
    25 Old Broad Street
    London, EC2N 1HQ

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 5709
  • Darryl G. Stein

    Lawyer

    Darryl Stein helps clients find solutions when complex situations arise from disputes and investigations. He focuses on disputes involving fraud and misconduct that cross national borders, recalcitrant debtors, and cutting-edge financial products.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1243
  • Samuel A. Stern

    Lawyer

    Sam Stern is a trial lawyer who concentrates on government enforcement defense and internal investigations. In particular, Mr. Stern litigates cases involving health care fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, and financial crimes including tax evasion and insider trading. 

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    Miami
    201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
    Miami, Florida 33131

    tel. +1 305 967 6121