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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  • Leonora Sagan

    Lawyer

    Leonora Sagan is an English barrister based in the firm’s London office with particular experience in international litigation involving allegations of fraud and misconduct. 

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

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6585
  • Michael A. Sanfilippo

    Lawyer

    Michael Sanfilippo represents clients in international commercial engagements including corporate, joint venture, and partnership disputes, as well as financial services litigation.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 4933
  • Thaameran Sarveswaran

    Analyst

    Thaameran Sarveswaran, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense and financial products and services litigation.

     

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 4941
  • Benjamin J.A. Sauter

    Lawyer

    Benjamin Sauter is an experienced litigator who focuses on cutting-edge financial products and services disputes. Mr. Sauter has particular experience with litigation involving commodities, futures, swaps, and other securities and derivatives. His representations often involve clients confronting regulatory and criminal enforcement proceedings.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1288
  • Daniel J. Saval

    Lawyer

    Daniel Saval represents clients across industries in complex multijurisdictional disputes related to insolvency and corporate restructuring matters.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1259
  • Ben Schlichting

    Analyst

    Ben Schlichting, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides research and analysis in connection with government enforcement defense and international judgment enforcement matters. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 658 4960
  • Casey Schmidt

    Analyst

    Casey Schmidt, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. + 1 202 664 1915
  • Sara Seymour

    Analyst

    Sara Seymour, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense and international judgment enforcement.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 4939
  • Evelyn B. Sheehan

    Lawyer

    Evelyn B. Sheehan focuses her practice on advising institutional clients and their executives in cross-border investigations, monitorships, government enforcement actions and related asset forfeiture matters. In addition, she also counsels clients in global asset tracing investigations and recovery efforts, in which she leads offensive asset forfeiture actions in aid of civil claim monetization.

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

    tel. +1 305 967 6112
  • Josh Sheptow

    Of Counsel

    Josh Sheptow focuses his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation and class actions, with a particular emphasis on the financial services sector. In particular, Mr. Sheptow has experience litigating cases involving securities and financial products. 

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

    tel. +1 510 387 0637
  • Natalie Sherborn

    Of Counsel

    Natalie Sherborn focuses on international dispute resolution and provides strategic crisis management advice to clients in connection with cross-border investigations involving attacks by multiple governments to a client’s assets and reputation.

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

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6580
  • 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
  • Leif T. Simonson

    Lawyer

    Leif Simonson represents individual and corporate clients in high-stakes disputes, often involving significant cross-border elements.

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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
  • George Stamatopoulos

    Lawyer

    George Stamatopoulos focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology-related litigation. Mr. Stamatopoulos has experience litigating patent cases before federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 658 4972
  • 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
  • Madeline Steuber

    Analyst

    Madeline Steuber, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1971
  • Nicholas Surmacz

    Lawyer

    Nicholas Surmacz is a former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor who focuses his practice on cross-border investigations and government enforcement defense. He has particular experience investigating and litigating high-profile, white collar-fraud and bribery matters.

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

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6576