Susan E. Brune

Principal
+1 212 668 1900
sbrune@brunelaw.com

Susan has been consistently recognized for excellence in the practice of law. Chambers USA has identified Susan Brune as a “Star Individual,” an elite ranking above “Band 1.” Singling her out as “incredibly adept at seeing the big picture and understanding the detail” and as a “very tenacious advocate for her clients,” Chambers states that she “excels in the representation of high-profile individuals” and is known as “an incredibly gifted trial attorney.” According to Chambers USA, she commands respect for her outstanding credentials, 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 is focused on efficiently solving her clients’ problems, whether they involve commercial disputes or contacts with prosecutors or regulators.  In the white collar sphere, 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. 

Before starting her private practice, Susan served as a federal prosecutor in Manhattan.