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 also serves on the ShearmanWomen Council and is a member of the firm’s Women Partners Committee.
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.