Greer Griffith - McDermott Will & Emery


Greer Griffith focuses her practice on investigations, white-collar defense, and complex commercial litigation.

Greer co-leads the Firm’s Institutional Sexual Misconduct Response Team (SMRT). This team specializes in handling all aspects of investigations and litigation involving allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and misconduct. Greer has a proven track record of success, including a recent series of victories in which her clients were dismissed from New York Child Victims Act cases early in the proceedings. She is an expert on the evolving revival legislation across the country that provide limited periods for sexual abuse survivors to file otherwise time-barred civil claims, including the New York Child Victims Act and Adult Survivors Act. Greer is skilled at managing crises, protecting her clients’ reputations, and approaching sexual misconduct cases with care and sensitivity—making her a trusted advisor to clients navigating these matters.

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  • Represented religious entities sued in connection with the New York Child Victims Act
  • Obtained dismissals of clients from actions in pre-discovery stages of litigation and favorable findings in investigations involving allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and misconduct
  • Successfully represented and defended individuals and institutions in healthcare fraud, False Claims Act (FCA) violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, and insider trading matters in connection with federal and state government investigations

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  • New York City Bar Association, member
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association, member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, member


University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD, 2014
University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government, MPA, 2014
Pennsylvania State University, BS, BA and BA, summa cum laude, 2011

New York
New Jersey

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