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H. Miriam Farber

Knowledge Management Attorney

Miriam Farber, Knowledge Management Attorney in the firm's Litigation practice, has wide-ranging experience in litigation involving securities and other complex corporate and commercial matters. 
Ms. Farber also has experience representing clients in regulatory and internal investigations involving possible securities laws violations, fraud and corrupt practices. From 2002 to 2007, Ms. Farber was based in the firm's London office.


Representative matters

Underwriters of MF Global senior notes in ongoing securities class action litigation filed in the wake of MF Global's bankruptcy.

Various Chinese companies and their directors and officers in securities class actions and related shareholder derivative actions.

Various clients in confidential internal investigations and investigations by the SEC, DOJ and FINRA, including investigations into possible securities laws violations, fraud and corrupt practices.

Major US financial institution in adversary proceeding and other matters in connection with the collapse of Lehman Brothers.



Attorney-at-Law, New York


United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Barnard College-Columbia University B.A., magna cum laude

New York University School of Law J.D., Honors

Executive Editor, New York University Law Review

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.