Susan Brune focuses her practice on white collar defense and commercial litigation. Chambers USA describes her as "a respected white-collar criminal defense lawyer [who] also offers commercial litigation expertise." According to Chambers USA, she is "known in the market as 'a tremendous litigator.'"
A seasoned trial lawyer, she obtained the acquittal of a Bear Stearns hedge fund manager in a federal jury trial. Experienced in the courtroom, Ms. Brune has been consistently recognized for excellence in the practice of law. Super Lawyers identifies her as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers in New York." The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers conferred on her the 2010 Honorable S. Thurgood Marshall Award for Outstanding Practitioner.
Ms. Brune's criminal and civil representations have included allegations of securities fraud, accounting fraud, insider trading, health care and other government contract fraud, tax-related fraud, antitrust violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, customs violations and bank fraud. She practices in federal and state court, and before the SEC, FINRA and other enforcement agencies.
Before founding Brune & Richard, Ms. Brune served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1990-1997.