Brigitte Sykes

Brigitte Sykes


Brigitte is an associate in the litigation group of A&O Shearman’s New York office and focuses her practice on investigations and white collar crime representing domestic and foreign corporates, individuals, and financial institutions.
She represents clients involved in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and other regulatory investigations before the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulators. She has experience with federal and state government investigations, internal investigations, cross-border litigation, and transactional due diligence.


Pro bono

Advising clients through Criminal Justic Act panel on maters including racketeering conspiracy, narcotics conspiracy, resentencing requests and compassionate release motions.

Advising clients before the New York family and immigration courts.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)



Bar of the State of New York, 2019


U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.