Sharon L. McCarthy, an experienced trial lawyer, has extensive experience representing individuals in white-collar criminal matters and tax controversies including government investigations of securities fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, accounting fraud, and mail and wire fraud, including honest services fraud. Ms. McCarthy also conducts sensitive internal investigations for corporate and institutional clients whose officers or employees have engaged in misconduct. She has represented individuals who have been implicated, but not charged, in connection with major public corruption cases. Ms. McCarthy assists clients in voluntarily disclosing off-shore assets and has successfully represented numerous clients in connection with both IRS and NYS tax audits involving sensitive matters. Ms. McCarthy previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she held leadership positions, as well as in special investigatory roles for the New York State Attorney General and the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department. Sharon is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a past President of the Fordham Law Alumni Association. She also has served in leadership roles for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the American College of Trial Lawyers.