Overview

Brittany H. Sokoloff focuses her practice on complex commercial and securities litigation matters. She has defended litigation brought under the Securities Act of 1933 and successfully first-chaired complex financial products arbitration.

Brittany is involved in Schiff Hardin’s white collar practice. She has represented companies, city agencies, and individuals confronted with allegations regarding business regulations, corruption, government contracts, and tax fraud. She has successfully helped her clients navigate grand jury investigations, respond to witness subpoenas, prepare for sentencings, and move for compassionate release during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 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.

    Commercial Litigation

    • Successfully represented YuppTV USA, Inc., one of the world’s largest internet-based TV and On-demand service providers for South Asian content, in obtaining emergency relief as a third party intervenor in a dispute between Dish Network LLC, et al. and  Asia TV USA Ltd. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The temporary restraining order barred Asia TV USA Ltd. from terminating its Distribution Agreement or otherwise ceasing transmission of its television channels to our client.
  • 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
          • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder (2020)
          • 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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          News Release

          Four Schiff Lawyers Join LCLD 2020 Leadership Programs

          Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2020 leadership programs.

          Alert

          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.

          Blog Post

          Made in the USA (For the Most Part)

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

          Blog Post

          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)

          Speeches & Presentations

          • “Tufts Entrepreneurs Tackle Tough Questions – The Retail Industry,” Tufts University, Webinar (May 26, 2020)
        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          • Brittany has taken the opportunity to engage in pro bono at Schiff and is working with Sanctuary for Families’ Anti-Trafficking Initiative. She also participates in the Pro Bono Counsel Program with the Federal Public Defender’s Office in the Eastern District of New York.

        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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