Beth D. NewtonPartner
Beth Newton is a partner in S&C’s Litigation Group and co-head of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee. Her practice comprises complex commercial litigation, regulatory and enforcement matters, and internal investigations. Ms. Newton has represented global financial institutions and other leading companies in litigation involving securities claims, bank regulatory matters, contract disputes, and the structuring of partnerships and other business organizations. She also has represented corporate and individual clients in regulatory matters before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and federal and state banking regulators.
Ms. Newton’s recent representations include advising a major multinational energy company in connection with multiple high-profile FCPA investigations related to its oil and gas businesses in Africa and the Middle East; representing a leading financial institution in litigation relating to the purchase and securitization of residential mortgage loans; representing a major foreign financial institution in litigation arising from the conversion of its state banking licenses to federal licenses; and defending a director of CBS against securities fraud claims.