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US: Quinn Emanuel partner is now Executive Deputy AG

 |  April 7, 2016

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the appointment of Manisha M. Sheth as Executive Deputy Attorney General for Economic Justice, overseeing five litigation bureaus: Investor Protection, Antitrust, Internet and Technology, Consumer Frauds, and Real Estate Finance. Ms. Sheth is currently a partner at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Ms. Sheth’s first day at the Attorney General’s office will be May 9, 2016.

“I’m extremely pleased that Manisha is joining our team and will bring her talents and experience to some of our most important cases. She is an experienced litigator whose practice has focused on securities litigation, most notably representing the federal government in its mortgage-backed securities cases against the nation’s largest financial institutions,” said Attorney General Schneiderman. “I know that Manisha will be a fantastic leader for the outstanding bureaus in our Economic Justice division.”

Manisha Sheth said, “It is a privilege and an honor to accept this appointment from Attorney General Schneiderman. I am very excited to join the incredibly talented team he has assembled and look forward to serving the citizens of New York by fulfilling the Office’s mission to protect consumers, investors, and businesses, and ensure that the markets are efficient, transparent and fair.”

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