EDUCATIONThe University of Chicago Law School, J.D., June 2001
The London School of Economics and Political Science, M.A., November 2002
Brandeis University, B.A., summa cum laude, May 1998
ADMISSIONSNew York (2006)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2002)
United States Supreme Court (2008)
First Circuit Court of Appeals (2003)
U.S. District Courts:
- S.D.N.Y. (2006)
- E.D.N.Y. (2006)
- W.D.N.Y. (2008)
- D. Mass. (2002)
Sara Pildis Simnowitz
Sara Pildis Simnowitz is Special Litigation Counsel at BFA, prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.Sara is an experienced litigator who brings significant trial experience to the Firm. Sara is dedicated to prosecuting securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud class actions on behalf of a variety of institutional, municipal, and individual clients. She played a key role in the litigation of In re Genworth Financial Securities Litigation on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Alberta in the notoriously fast-paced jurisdiction of the Eastern District of Virginia. The case alleged that Genworth misled investors about the true state of its deteriorating long-term care business.
Before joining BFA, Sara was a senior associate at Arnold & Porter LLP, where she focused on complex commercial litigation. Previously, Sara was an associate at Heller Ehrman LLP in New York and Foley Hoag LLP in Massachusetts, where she focused on complex commercial litigation and securities litigation.