Practice Areas

Complex Business Litigation

Sher Tremonte represents companies and individuals in complex business disputes arising in a wide variety of industries, including finance, health care, insurance, real estate, entertainment, e-commerce, communications, alternative energy and hospitality.

White Collar Defense

Sher Tremonte represents executives, public officials and businesses in white collar criminal investigations, regulatory proceedings and internal investigations. The firm’s lawyers have achieved successful outcomes in investigations relating to securities fraud, accounting fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, anti-competitive market practices, tax fraud and economic espionage.

Business Break-Up Litigation

Sher Tremonte represents entrepreneurs, founders, partners and investors in disputes over ownership and control of businesses, including technology and media start-ups, finance and trading firms, hedge funds and real estate development companies.

Regulatory Proceedings

Sher Tremonte defends professionals and financial services firms in investigations and enforcement proceedings initiated by regulatory agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Internal Revenue Service.

Cybercrime and Privacy Litigation

Sher Tremonte has emerged as a leader in controversies involving cybercrime, Internet fraud, economic espionage and privacy litigation. The firm’s lawyers regularly advise companies and individuals concerning the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, the Stored Communications Act and the Economic Espionage Act.

Trust and Estate Litigation

Sher Tremonte represents grantors, settlors, administrators, heirs and beneficiaries in disputes relating to the settlement and administration of wills, trusts and estates. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience handling both domestic and international trust and estate litigation, including litigation involving allegations of undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.

Litigation Risk Counseling and Compliance

Sher Tremonte counsels entrepreneurs and businesses concerning compliance with complex statutes, regulations and policies in various industries. Because of the firm’s experience handling high-stakes controversies, clients often turn to Sher Tremonte for advice on how to avoid litigation and on what precautions to take to maximize the chances of success should litigation arise.