Current Employment Position(s)
Partner, since 1993
Born in 1955, was graduated from New York University magna cum laude, Yale University, and Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Notes Editor of the Columbia Law Review. Upon graduation from law school in 1984, Ms. Gredd served as a law clerk to the Hon. Leonard B. Sand, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Following her clerkship, Ms. Gredd was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York from 1985 to 1993. Ms. Gredd served in various trial units at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, including the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, before being appointed Chief Appellate Attorney and subsequently First Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division.
Since joining LS&W as a partner in 1993, Ms. Gredd has handled a wide range of civil commercial disputes, regulatory matters and criminal proceedings. Ms. Gredd also has served as a court-appointed receiver and trustee in SEC enforcement actions and related bankruptcy proceedings and as a member of a court-appointed independent hearing committee in a labor racketeering action. In addition, Ms. Gredd has served since 2004 as a court-appointed member of the Appellate Division’s Indigent Defense Organization Oversight Committee for the First Department, and she was appointed Chair of that Committee in 2009. Ms. Gredd also has served as a member of the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates since 2006.
Ms. Gredd has lectured on a variety of criminal and civil law topics at programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Federal Bar Council and law and business schools. Ms. Gredd is the author of a chapter entitled "Banking Crimes" and the co-author of a chapter entitled "Money Laundering" in the multi-volume treatise White Collar Crime: Business and Regulatory Offenses (Law Journal Seminars Press 1996). In addition, Ms. Gredd routinely appears in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers for Business, The Legal 500 and other similar publications.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Commercial Disputes
- Regulatory Matters
- Criminal Proceedings
West Practice Categories
Administrative Law, Regulatory Enforcement, Business & Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Litigation & Appeals, Science & Technology Law
- New York, 1985
- U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1987
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985
Past Employment Positions
- Hon. Leonard B. Sand, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Law Clerk
- Criminal Division of the U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Assistant United States Attorney, 1985 - 1993
- Columbia Law School, New York, New York,
Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Law Review: Columbia Law Review, Notes Editor
- New York University
Honors: magna cum laude
- Yale University
When viewing a listing, consider the state advertising restrictions to which lawyers and law firms must adhere, as well as our West Legal Directory disclaimers. Some lawyers publish comparative information regarding the services that they provide which may be subject to specific comparative communications restrictions.