Sohom Datta is a litigator who represents large corporations, financial institutions, and individuals in a range of criminal and civil litigation matters, with a focus on complex business litigation and internal corporate investigations.   

Mr. Datta has experience advising clients on internal enforcement and compliance issues, involving financial and accounting fraud. In the complex commercial space, Mr. Datta frequently counsels leading companies and financial institutions, in connection with breach of contract disputes, and lender liability and credit disputes. He has extensive experience in contested bankruptcy court proceedings and associated litigation, including representation on behalf of debtors, creditors, ad hoc lender groups, and other stakeholders.

Mr. Datta maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing clients in Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJS) matters.

Mr. Datta attended New York University School of Law and graduated in 2016. During law school, he served as the senior articles editor of the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics and was a member of the NYU Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team.

Mr. Datta's representative matters include:

  • An investigation at a global financial institution involving potential civil and criminal violations of the Commodity Exchange Act
  • An internal investigation for a private equity firm into a portfolio company regarding allegations of accounting fraud and misappropriation of corporate assets
  • Representing a leading energy supplier in multiple payment dispute proceedings brought by customers in relation to Winter Storm Uri
  • Representing a leading investment bank as a senior secured creditor in contested bankruptcy proceedings

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2016
  • BA in Government, Cornell University, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali