Shearman And Sterling

Sara Raisner, a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice, has wide-ranging experience involving regulatory examination and enforcement matters, investigations, and other complex disputes.  Sara has become a leader in the firm’s SPAC regulatory and litigation practice, including a recent secondment to a large financial institution during which she worked closely with its senior team on SPACs.

Sara previously served as a director with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where she led a team of enforcement attorneys and investigators on regulatory matters involving securities fraud, suitability, anti-money laundering surveillance, operational failures, and other violations of federal securities laws.  Before joining FINRA, Sara served as an associate at a global law firm where she represented financial institutions in civil litigation, SEC enforcement matters, and internal investigations.