Associate

Ben Arad

Ben focuses on representing individuals in white collar criminal and regulatory matters brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other government agencies.

Ben’s practice also encompasses commercial litigation and professional ethics issues, as well as cross-border disputes arising out of the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.  Ben’s clients have ranged from the C-suite executive of a publicly traded company to law firm partners, an Am Law 100 law firm, a global accounting firm, a leading investment bank, and a private equity firm.

Before joining LSW, Ben clerked at the federal trial level for the Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf in Brooklyn and was an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.  Prior to law school, Ben was a management associate at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund firm, where he worked in the research and cybersecurity departments.

Ben is conversational in Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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Representative Matters

  • Represented CFO of publicly traded consumer goods company in investigation by Securities and Exchange Commission, resulting in no charges filed against client.
  • Represented Singapore-based bank executive in investigation by Securities and Exchange Commission, resulting in no charges filed against client.
  • Counseled New York-based securities lawyer regarding ethics issues in connection with obligation to report attorney misconduct.
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