Overview

Brittany H. Sokoloff focuses her practice on general litigation matters. She has worked on complex white collar matters involving minority and disadvantaged business regulations and tax fraud. She has also defended litigation brought under the Securities Act of 1933 and second chaired complex financial products arbitrations. In addition to her focus on the firm’s white collar and financial markets practices, Brittany has spent time working on antitrust and complex commercial litigation.

Brittany is also involved in Schiff’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice, including advising clients on strategies to avoid cybersecurity risks and associated financial and legal repercussions. She keeps abreast of trends in cybersecurity law and has authored numerous articles discussing cybersecurity regulations.

  • Experience

    Brittany gained valuable experience as a Schiff Hardin summer associate in 2013. Earlier, she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Arthur M. Schack of the New York Supreme Court. As an associate at Schiff Hardin she has analyzed each case she has worked on with attention to detail and an eye to creative problem solving.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude,
      Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Associate Editor
      Fordham Moot Court Board, Managing Editor
    • Tufts University, B.A., Sociology and Spanish, 2011, cum laude

    Bar Admissions

    • New York
    • New Jersey
      • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
      • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
      • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

          Professional Memberships

          • American Bar Association
          • New York City Bar Association
          • New York City Lawyers’ Association
          • New York State Bar Association

          Languages Spoken & Fluency

          • Spanish, Proficient
        • Insights

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          A Stacked Deck: Getting Justice for Grand Jury Leaks

          Just like in Las Vegas, what happens in the grand jury room is supposed to stay in the grand jury room.

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          Made in the USA (For the Most Part)

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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          Hacking Health Care: When Cybersecurity Can Mean Life or Death

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

          Blog Post

          Three Ways to Spot Junk Science

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

          Other Publications

          • "Who Can Sue After a Data Breach?" American Bar Association Business Torts Journal (2016)
          • Note, “Quiet On Set! We Have a Trademark to Sell,” 24 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal 585 (2014)
        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          Brittany volunteers for the Justice Resource Center’s MENTOR: Law Firm/School Partnership. She helps to teach a group of high school scholars the fundamentals of moot court and mock trial as they prepare to compete in competitions against other local high schools. She has also taken the opportunity to engage in pro bono at Schiff and is working with Sanctuary for Families’ Anti-Trafficking Initiative.

        Product Liability and Mass Torts Blog

        Made in the USA (For the Most Part)

        Newspaper headlines report a new economic trend—manufacturing is returning to the United States. The country’s industrial production grew by 0.7 percent in July, its biggest jump since November 2014. This number represents everything made by factories, mines, and utilities. Before companies start slapping “Made in the USA” labels on their wares, they need to make sure they... Continue Reading

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