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. A former prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, Mr. Sirota also brings significant private sector experience to his representation of corporations and individuals in multiple industries.
While at the Department of Justice, Mr. Sirota oversaw high-profile, cross-border criminal antitrust investigations and civil merger and conduct matters. In this capacity, Mr. Sirota worked with a number of competition enforcers and financial regulators, both in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Sirota also has extensive experience litigating disputes touching the financial industry, including those involving claims of price fixing, fraud and market manipulation.
Mr. Sirota’s trial experience includes serving as lead counsel on a number of cases during his time as a Special Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Sirota also serves as chair of the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section.