Valerie A. Gotlib is an associate at Sher Tremonte LLP.
Ms. Gotlib practices in the areas of criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and business litigation. Ms. Gotlib’s representative matters include defending principals of a high-frequency trading firm in a federal criminal investigation of violations of the Economic Espionage Act, defending a chief investment officer in a FINRA investigation relating to the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, and prosecuting a civil action arising under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.
Ms. Gotlib previously worked for the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted matters in Albany Criminal Court. Ms. Gotlib also worked for the Honorable Rachel Kretser in Albany Criminal Court.
Before joining Sher Tremonte, Ms. Gotlib was employed by the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services, the state’s highest law enforcement agency, where she participated in arbitrations and advised various law enforcement officials throughout New York State concerning criminal procedures and investigative techniques. Prior to law school, Ms. Gotlib worked for a criminal defense firm based in New York City, where she helped defend individuals in federal criminal prosecutions in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Ms. Gotlib is a graduate of Skidmore College and of Albany Law School, where she received the prestigious Dean’s Scholarship for each year she attended.
Ms. Gotlib is admitted to practice in New York State and the the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.