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 a variety of complex litigations.Sara Simnowitz has nearly twenty years of experience in all aspects of litigating complex matters. Sara is dedicated to prosecuting securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud class actions on behalf of institutional, municipal, and individual clients. Sara 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: Facebook, Inc. Consumer Privacy User Profile 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.
Sara is also a central 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 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.
Sara earned a B.A., summa cum laude, from Brandeis University, a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School (2001), and an M.A. from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2002).
She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts (2002), New York (2006), the U.S. Supreme Court (2008), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (2003), and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Massachusetts (2002), the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (2006), and the Western District of New York (2008).