Brittany K. Dryer is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations, Securities Litigation & Professional Liability, and Complex Commercial Litigation Practices. She is also a member of the firm’s Associate Committee.
Ms. Dryer has significant experience representing public companies, professional services firms, and financial institutions in a variety of complex civil and securities class action matters in both state and federal court.
Ms. Dryer maintains an active pro bono practice, serving as one of the firm’s co-coordinators of various programs that assist immigrant victims of domestic violence in obtaining the protections and benefits of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and other laws.
While in law school, she was the executive digital editor for the Fordham Law Review and an associate editor for the Moot Court Board. She previously clerked for Judge Claire C. Cecchi of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Dryer’s experience includes representing:
- A leading pharmaceutical company in securities fraud class actions filed in multiple jurisdictions, including federal and state court
- A large oil and gas company in connection with a commercial dispute regarding a construction project
- A US technology company in shareholder derivative suits filed in multiple jurisdictions, including federal and state court
- A global financial institution in a putative class action regarding market manipulation and securities fraud allegations
- A public figure subject to an ongoing DOJ investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act
- A financial services firm in connection with a NYSE enforcement matter
- An online fashion retailer in multiple IPO-related securities class actions
- A noted retail company in connection with a commercial dispute regarding an asset purchase agreement