Profile

Brooke’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, class action defense, and alternative dispute resolution. Her clients value her comprehensive approach to litigation and risk management, her thorough, detail-oriented approach to fact development, and her experience with regulatory agencies and government investigative authorities.

Brooke is currently defending a medical device manufacturer in a putative class action and related investigations, and pursuing litigation on behalf of a beneficiary in the contest of a mismanaged estate. 

Brooke also assists with the firm’s pro bono partnership with Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

Experience

Brooke’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing an owner of AriZona Iced Tea in a six-week trial over the value of the company
  • Representing Neri’s Bakery Products in an antitrust litigation and related mediation on monopolization and conspiracy claims
  • Representing FitFlop USA in a consumer class action concerning advertising
  • Representing Gama Aviation in a contract dispute concerning financing
  • Representing a scholar and television commentator in a defamation suit
  • Representing a private equity fund in an arbitration involving executive termination
  • Representing The Weinstein Company in litigation over its decision to move “Project Runway” from NBC Universal's Bravo network to the Lifetime network

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.; Senior Editor, Journal of International Economic Law; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Animal Law and Ethics
  • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Certificate in Business and Public Policy
  • Vassar College, B.A., departmental honors, Economics; Ruth Gillette Hutchinson Thesis Prize

Admissions

Bars

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York

Awards and Associations

New York State Bar Association