Susan has been consistently recognized for excellence in the practice of law. Chambers USA cites her "extraordinary ability." According to Chambers USA, she commands respect for her outstanding credentials in defending high-stakes government enforcement, with sources reporting: "She is one of the stars of her generation, hands-down one of the best in the city. She has the ability to take a case through trial, which gives her tremendous leverage and credibility in the pretrial phase."
Susan has repeatedly warded off indictment and regulatory charges through sound strategic choices, meticulous preparation and forceful advocacy. When cases are brought, she is equally effective. A seasoned trial lawyer, she achieved a complete victory for a private equity investor in an enforcement case in the SEC's administrative forum. She also obtained the acquittal of a Bear Stearns hedge fund manager in a federal jury trial.
In 2010, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers conferred upon her the Hon. Thurgood S. Marshall Award for Outstanding Criminal Practitioner, an award conferred annually on one practitioner in New York.
After leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office and before founding Brune Law P.C., Susan founded and for 18 years led Brune & Richard LLP, a firm that The New York Times described as “a top-flight New York litigation boutique.”
April 12, 2018
Susan Brune Shortlisted for Chambers Award
November 30, 2017
Susan Brune Speaks at PLI
October 4, 2017
Susan Brune Moderates PLI Panel Prosecutors and Regulators Speak
September 27, 2017
The Firm Prevails in High-Profile Case Against the SEC
Lucia Will Not Address Essential Problem With SEC Court
January 29, 2018
Representing Individuals in International Investigations
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Jury Instructions: Key Topics in Federal White Collar Cases
White Collar Crime Policy: The SEC’s New Cooperation Policy
Corporate Monitors: Taking Corporate Cooperation to the Next Level
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