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Jodi Misher Peikin

Jodi Misher Peikin

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

New York, NY, USA

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. 

Jodi speaks and writes frequently on topics relating to white collar crime and regulatory issues. She
is a member of the Board of, and a contributor to, the Business Crimes Bulletin.

Selected Representations:

  • An employee of a global biopharmaceutical company in connection with theft of trade secrets charges in the Northern District of New York.
  • A former CEO in connection with charges of securities fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, and obstruction of justice. Charges dropped “in the interests of justice” after a White Paper was presented to federal prosecutors.
  • An executive of a medical device supply company in connection with a District of New Jersey investigation into healthcare and medicare fraud issues.
  • A portfolio manager of a fund in connection with an SEC investigation into allegations of insider trading involving PIPEs and registered direct offerings.
  • Several individuals in the investor relations department of a large bank in connection with
  • SEC and Department of Justice investigations into potential mortgage fraud issues.
  • A brokerage firm and certain high level executives in connection with a FINRA investigation.
  • A financial institution in a civil action and arbitration involving its prime brokerage business.
  • A large group of Native Americans in connection with a civil rights law suit arising out of a protest on the Onondaga Nation.
  • An internal investigation for a brokerage firm focusing on allegations of net capital deficiencies, obstruction, and anti-money laundering issues.
  • An internal investigation for a not-for-profit corporation focusing on allegations of employee embezzlement.
  • An internal investigation for a Fortune 500 company focusing on allegations of improper repatriation of overseas profits.

Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
Tufts University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


Law Clerk, Honorable Shirley Wohl Kram, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1991 – 1993
Associate, Morvillo Abramowitz, 1993 – 2000


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