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Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department, Brooke is a former federal securities fraud prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer. She represents companies, boards and executives in government and internal investigations and high-profile disputes. Brooke also counsels clients on crisis response planning and cyber security incidents.


Brooke previously served in the Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she was a senior member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. As a federal prosecutor, she tried multiple significant cases and oversaw numerous investigations involving federal and state law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Brooke was responsible for investigating and prosecuting a wide range of complex financial crimes, including accounting fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, wire fraud, bank fraud, tax fraud and money laundering. She also has significant experience coordinating cross-border investigations.

Professional Memberships

S.D.N.Y. Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel; Women’s White Collar Defense Association; New York City Bar, Women in the Legal Profession: White Collar Crime Subcommittee.


BA, cum laude, Kalamazoo College (2000); JD, magna cum laude, Fordham University School of Law (2006).