EDUCATIONThe University of Chicago Law School
The London School of Economics and Political Science
B.A., summa cum laude, 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 Counsel at BFA, prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.Sara Simnowitz has focused her practice in complex litigation for over fifteen years and brings significant trial experience to the Firm.
At BFA, Ms. Simnowitz is dedicated to prosecuting securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud class actions on behalf of institutional, municipal, and individual clients. Ms. Simnowitz draws on her extensive litigation experience while playing a key role in prosecuting each of the Firm’s antitrust and consumer cases, including In re Inductors Antitrust Litigation; In re German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation; In re Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep EcoDiesel Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability; In re Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litig.; In re Disposable Contact Lens Antitrust Litigation; In re Packaged Seafood Antitrust Litigation; and In re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation.
Ms. Simnowitz is also a member of the team prosecuting Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, et al. v. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. et al., and prosecuted 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.
Before joining BFA, Ms. Simnowitz was a senior associate at Arnold & Porter LLP, where she focused on complex commercial litigation. She previously practiced at Heller Ehrman LLP in New York and Foley Hoag LLP in Massachusetts, where she focused on complex commercial and securities litigation.