Shareholder and National Co-Chair White Collar Defense Group, AndersonKill PC

Samuel Braverman is a shareholder in the New York office of Anderson Kill and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense Group. 

Sam has been practicing law in the courtroom, at both the trial and the appellate level, for more than three decades and has conducted more than 100 trials as lead counsel. He represents individuals and corporate clients in complex and sensitive criminal and regulatory matters, and his practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, including securities fraud, commercial bribery, honest services fraud, conspiracy, bank fraud, Stark violations, and tax litigation. He has won acquittals in high profile cases, and he has represented clients in more than 40 state counties, 10 federal districts, and before investigative agencies such as FINRA, SEC, state medical boards, the Commission on Judicial Conduct, and Attorney disciplinary committees. He has won reversals on appeal at the New York State Court of Appeals, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States and he has won writs of habeas corpus in the SDNY. 

Sam’s decades of work in white collar criminal defense include extensive experience in corporate internal investigation, FCPA, AML, and Anti-Bribery investigation, Title IX investigation, and fraud investigation that arise out of civil investigation. His services include meeting with agents, investigators, prosecutors and adversaries, and negotiating a declined or deferred prosecution whenever possible; representing corporations and individuals subpoenaed to the grand jury; extensive discovery and motion practice to limit client liability; bench and jury trials; sentence mitigation; state and federal appeals; and post-conviction relief motion practice.

Sam has represented judges and prosecutors, board presidents and directors, doctors and lawyers, hedge fund managers and salesmen.  Sam also provides strategic and tactical legal advice to small and growing companies and their executives. He is a trained mediator in commercial litigation and is often called in to negotiate, arbitrate, or mediate commercial or intra-corporate disputes.

Sam has worked as a prosecutor, a law professor, an author, and a public defender, is a frequent lecturer for CLEs on trial practice around the country and is a frequent commentator in media on trials of national interest. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in New York and New Jersey since 2013.