Jodi Misher Peikin is a principal of Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense and regulatory enforcement. She has significant experience in defending individuals and corporations under investigation, or charged with misconduct, by the Department of Justice, state and local prosecutors, the Securities Exchange Commission, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Ms. Peikin's representations have involved allegations of securities fraud, accounting fraud, bank fraud, insider trading, health care and medicare fraud, and theft of trade secrets. She also has conducted internal investigations for corporations and brokerage firms. In addition, she has represented financial institutions and individuals in arbitrations, complex civil litigation, and on appeal.
Ms. Peikin received a B.A. summa cum laude from Tufts University, where she was Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. Following graduation, she served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Shirley Wohl Kram, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Thereafter, she joined Morvillo Abramowitz as an associate in 1993 and became a principal of the firm in 2000.
Ms. Peikin speaks and writes frequently on topics relating to white-collar crime and regulatory issues. She also is co-author of a law review article regarding sentencing in the federal courts, "Evolving Roles in Federal Sentencing: The Post-Booker/Fanfan World," 2005 Fed Cts. L. Rev., and is a member of the Board of, and a regular contributor to, the Business Crimes Bulletin.