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Liz Robinson


Liz Robinson is an associate in the Litigation practice. Her current practice focuses on antitrust litigation, securities litigation, and White Collar investigations.

She has represented large financial institutions and multinational corporations in federal and state courts in connection with antitrust and securities class actions, government investigations and other complex disputes.

Liz maintains an active pro bono practice. She represented an individual, pursuant to the CJA Act, in connection with narcotics trafficking conspiracy charges, third-chairing his S.D.N.Y. criminal trial and continuing representation through appeal to the Second Circuit. She is currently representing a national sports organization in an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against a former U.S. Olympic coach.

Liz has worked in several federal district court chambers, most recently as a law clerk for the Honorable Eric N. Vitaliano in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.



Representative matters

Successfully represented Danske Bank A/S in investigations by DOJ, the SEC, and Danish criminal authorities arising from its former Estonian branch, resulting in a USD 2 billion global settlement; case was resolved without money laundering charges.

Obtained dismissal on the pleadings for issuer-defendant in cannabis industry in securities class action.

Obtained dismissal on the pleadings for international financial institution in benchmark-rigging conspiracy class action.

Obtained dismissal on the pleadings for fintech company in federal antitrust and trade secrets lawsuit.

Published Work

  • Revival of Roosevelt: Analyzing North Carolina Supreme Court Expansion in Light of the Resurgence of State "Court-Packing" Plans, 96 N.C. L. Rev. 1126 (2018)
  • Post-Sterling Developments: The Mootness of the Federal Reporter's Privilege Debate, 95 N.C. L. Rev. 1314 (2017)



Attorney-at-Law, New York


University of North Carolina School of Law J.D. with high honors (cum laude)

Order of the Coif

Symposium Editor, North Carolina Law Review

University of Maryland College Park B.A. in Government and Politics

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.