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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.
NEW YORK, NY 10017
United States

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Catherine M. Foti has more than twenty-five years of experience in complex civil and white collar criminal matters, including frauds, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and attorney disciplinary matters. She conducts internal investigations for corporations and also counsels individuals involved in such investigations.


Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC, 1993.


Cathy currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Women’s Bar Association, and has served as its Vice-President and as co-chair of its Judiciary and Professional Ethics and Discipline Committees. She is a member of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, previously served on its Board of Directors, and currently is the chair of its Sentencing Guidelines Committee, which she has represented before the United States Sentencing Commission when it heard testimony on proposed amendments to the Guidelines. Cathy also is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Council, and the New York City Bar Association, where she sat on the Committee on Professional Discipline and on the Criminal Law Committee


New York University School of Law (J.D.; Staff Editor and Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics), 1985; Harvard University (A.B., cum laude), 1982.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. is a New York-based boutique best known for individual representations, although it also handles significant matters for a variety of corporates. In one key matter, Robert Anello is representing a Venezuelan energy company and its co-founder in connection with an FCPA investigation by the DOJ and several US attorneys’ offices. Alongside Jodi Misher Peikin, he is representing an investment adviser in an SEC and Labor investigation relating to alleged violations of fiduciary duty obligations. In another highlight, Jonathan Sack is representing an individual in a matter relating to the transfer of Facebook data to Cambridge Analytica. Elkan Abramowitz and Judith Mogul are representing the New York Governor’s Office in an investigation and prosecutions in the Southern District of New York relating to charges of bribery and fraud against one of the Governor’s former aides and state contractor, as well as lobbying and potential conflicts of interest in the Buffalo Billion project. Other names to note include Benjamin FischerLawrence Iason and Catherine Foti.