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Zoë Bunnell
Of Counsel
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1246

Zoe Bunnell is an experienced litigator who represents institutional and individual clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation matters, with a particular emphasis on securities law and the financial services sector. She also has extensive experience advising companies, boards of directors, and corporate executives in criminal and regulatory investigations and related litigations.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. Bunnell practiced at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as a member of the securities litigation practice group, focusing on government and internal investigations, securities class actions and commercial litigation.  


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD
  • Emory University, BA

Select Engagements

Financial Products & Services Litigation

  • Representation of CEO of a cyber technology company in securities litigation filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Government Enforcement Defense

  • Representation of precious metals trader at a major bank in connection with charges of wire fraud, commodities fraud, and spoofing arising from trading in the commodities futures markets.
  • Representation of an Israeli CEO and CTO targeted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for alleged securities fraud.
  • Representation of proprietary trading firm in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) relating to allegations of spoofing and manipulation.

Global Asset Recovery and Judgment Enforcement

  • Representation of ConocoPhillips in relation to the enforcement of a US $1 billion+ International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award and multiple International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration awards against the Republic of Venezuela and related entities.
  • Representation of international company in developing and executing a cross-border asset recovery strategy against assets and targets located in Europe, the Middle East, and the US., among other jurisdictions to recover over $300 million taken by fraud.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Georgetown Law Journal, Editor

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