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Pamela R. Chepiga

Allen & Overy LLP

New York, NY, USA


Pamela Rogers Chepiga
Partner

Qualifications:
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, cum laude 1973
B.A., Fordham College, cum laude 1970

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York 1974
Admitted: United States District Court of New York 1974
Admitted: United States District Court - Eastern District of New York 1974
Admitted: United States Court of Appeals - Second Circuit 1974
Admitted: United States Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit 2005
Admitted: United States Supreme Court 1989

Post-Qualification Experience:
Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, New York 2004-Present
Senior Litigation Counsel, Allen & Overy LLP, New York 2003-2004
Director, Securities Arbitration Clinic, Fordham University School of Law 1998-2003
Partner/Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 1984-1993
Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York 1977-1984
Chief, Securities and Commodities Frauds Unit 1982-1984
Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed 1975-1977
Law Clerk, Honorable Kevin Thomas Duffy 1973-1975

Relevant Experience:
Pamela is a partner in the New York office of Allen & Overy LLP.  She specializes in criminal, civil and regulatory securities litigation.  Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Pamela was the founding Director of the Securities Arbitration Clinic at Fordham University School of Law.  Previous to that position, she was a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.  From 1982 to 1984, she served as the Chief of Securities and Commodities Frauds Unit in the United States Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York.  While there, she specialized in white collar criminal prosecutions, headed the unit in charge of prosecuting all securities and commodities cases, and coordinated criminal prosecutions with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Pamela has taught in trial advocacy programs at Harvard Law School, Hofstra Law School, Cardozo Law School and the New York City Corporation Counsel's Office.  She has also lectured extensively on insider trading, white collar crime, and the RICO statute. Pamela is distinguished as a leading practitioner in the International Who's Who of Business Crime Lawyers 2010 as well as a top lawyer in litigation by Chambers USA 2009: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

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