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Litigation Star

Top 250 Women in Litigation

Practice area:

White collar crime

Agnès Dunogué is a partner in the Litigation practice. She focuses on securities litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation and appellate litigation, and investigations. Agnès has represented investment banks, other companies, and directors and officers in numerous securities matters in state and federal courts.
She has represented companies in investigations by DOJ, the SEC, the CFTC, bank regulatory, state regulatory, FINRA, and other authorities. Her practice also includes representing clients in antitrust litigation and advising clients in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

She has been recognized in Chambers USA and has also been recognized by The Legal 500 as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in Securities Litigation Defense in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. She was selected as a “Rising Star” in Securities by Law360 in 2016 and recognized by Benchmark Litigation in its inaugural “Under 40 Hot List” in 2016, a “Future Star” in 2019, and a “Litigation Star” in 2020.

Agnès is a former law clerk to Judge Robert D. Sack, on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Judge Kimba M. Wood, on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

She has been active in a variety of pro bono work. Most recently, Agnès filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) and a number of individual retired or former military officers in support of petitioners in a case before the United States Supreme Court, Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Agnès has also been a member of the Leadership Advisory Committee of the National Women’s Law Center, which fights for gender justice. She serves as a partner co-advisor to WISER, Shearman & Sterling’s inclusion network for women, which focuses on mentoring and developing female associates.


Updated June 2021