Seth D. Fier is an associate in the Litigation Department. Seth is an experienced litigator with a diverse practice in multiple areas of law. He regularly represents clients in white collar defense, internal and regulatory investigations, securities and shareholder derivative litigation, sports-related matters, and general commercial disputes.
He is often called upon to assist clients in matters involving complex accounting and financial reporting issues that arise in both the criminal and civil context.
Among the substantive areas in which Seth has represented corporate and individual clients are matters alleging accountant and auditor liability, bank fraud, tax evasion, securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, obstruction of justice, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, mortgage fraud, insider trading, grand larceny, and antitrust allegations of bid rigging and price fixing.
In these matters, Seth draws upon his prior experience as a CPA in the audit practice at a Big Six public accounting firm and as a financial analyst at a venture capital affiliate of Credit Suisse Group.
In addition, Seth is active in pro bono matters, having represented clients in criminal matters in conjunction with the Legal Aid Society and Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem. Seth has been recognized with the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award for his work to successfully vacate his client’s felony conviction for robbery and grand larceny after discovering evidence of criminal activity by the arresting officer and potential discovery violations by prosecutors in seeking his client’s conviction.
In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society’s New Leadership Program. During law school, Seth was a summer intern for Hon. Bonnie Wittner of the New York State Supreme Court – Criminal Term.
- Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2006
- Cornell University, B.S., 1998
Admissions & Qualifications : New Jersey, New York.
Court Admissions :
- U.S. District Court, New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, New York, Eastern District
- U.S. District Court, New York, Southern District
- New York City Bar
- New York State Bar Association
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- New York State Society of CPAs
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