- New York
Kerry J. Land is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. Land represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, with a primary focus on securities litigation and regulatory enforcement matters, white collar litigation, and corporate internal investigations.
Ms. Land has conducted internal investigations and represented a number of individuals and large companies before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the U.S. Department of Justice in matters involving a variety of United States securities laws and rules. She also has experience in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and residential mortgage-backed securities. While Ms. Land has worked across a broad range of industries, much of her practice has focused on the financial services industry.
Ms. Land maintains an active pro bono practice, having represented a high-profile foreign national in a successful petition for political asylum, and assisting a U.S. Army veteran in applying for Combat-Related Special Compensation.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Land worked for more than nine years at Merrill Lynch & Co. and held her Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. While in law school, she was a paralegal in Merrill Lynch's office of general counsel, regulatory law group, where she worked extensively on matters involving internal investigations, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, state securities commissions, and self-regulatory organizations.
Ms. Land received her J.D. in 2007 from New York Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review and affiliated with the Center for International Law through the John Marshall Harlan Scholars Program. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Florida in 1997.Ms. Land is admitted to practice in New York.
- New York Law School, 2007, J.D.
- University of Florida, 1997, B.A.