Ross Shikowitz

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Mr. Shikowitz focuses his practice on securities litigation and is a member of the firm's new matter group, in which he, as part of a team attorneys, financial analysts, and investigators, counsels institutional clients on potential legal claims.

Mr. Shikowitz has also served as a member of the litigation teams responsible for successfully prosecuting a number of the firm’s cases involving wrongdoing related to the securitization and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”), including Allstate Insurance Co. v. Morgan Stanley, Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch v. Morgan Stanley; and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Morgan Stanley.  Currently, he serves as a member of the litigation teams prosecuting Dexia SA/NV v. Morgan Stanley; and Sealink Funding Limited v. Morgan Stanley, which also involve the fraudulent issuance of RMBS.

While in law school, Mr. Shikowitz was a research assistant to Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law Emeritus Norman Poser, a widely respected expert in international and domestic securities regulation. He also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Brian M. Cogan of the Eastern District of New York, and as a legal intern for the Major Narcotics Investigations Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office.


  • Brooklyn Law School , J.D., magna cum laude, 2010; Notes/Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law Review; Moot Court Honor Society; Order of Barristers Certificate; CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Products Liability, Professional Responsibility
  • Indiana University-Bloomington, 2005, M.M, Music
  • Skidmore College, 2003, B.A., cum laude, Music

Bar Admissions:

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


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