The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Dechert LLP

Work +1 202 261 3330
Fax +1 202 261 3333

Catherine Botticelli

Work +1 202 261 3368
Dechert LLP

Work Department



Catherine Botticelli represents public companies and their officers and directors, as well as broker-dealers, investment advisers and investment companies and their boards in investigations and proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), FINRA and various state regulators, as well as in securities-related litigations in state and federal court and in arbitrations. She has extensive experience conducting internal investigations in the public company and mutual fund areas and advising audit committees and special litigation committees.


Fordham University, B.A., 1985, magna cum laude; Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1988, Member of the International Law Journal, author of “Recent Canadian Blocking Legislation: A Vehicle To Foster Extraterritorial Discovery Cooperation Between the United States and Canada,” Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 10 (1987)

United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Dechert LLP’s New York team was joined in January 2017 by David Kelley from Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, who became practice co-chair alongside the Chicago-based David Kistenbroker. Other new arrivals include New York-based Benjamin Rosenberg, who joined from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and Christina Guerola Sarchio in Washington DC, who joined from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. The firm has particular expertise in securities-related matters; Andrew Levander represented the former senator, Jon Corzine, in investigations and litigation arising from MF Global’s bankruptcy, leading to a negotiated settlement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Jonathan Streeter is representing James Icahn in pending investigations by the Southern District of New York Attorney’s Office and the SEC into insider trading allegations. In another key mandate, the group is serving as Toyota’s independent monitor as part of a deferred prosecution pertaining to compliance and safety. The ‘sharp and practicalCatherine Botticelli in Washington DC is also recommended.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to