Sandra Dawn Grannum
Sandra Dawn Grannum a Partner in the Business Litigation Group at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP serves on the Firm’s governing board and co-chairs the Firm’s nationwide Securities and Financial Services Litigation Team. Sandy is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and concentrates her practice on securities litigation, broker/dealer arbitration, employment law and regulatory defense. Sandy has written and lectured widely on securities, employment, ethics and diversity, equity, inclusion and justice issues. Sandy chairs the full-day PLI Securities Arbitration Seminar conducted annually in NYC and regularly speaks at the SIFMA C&L Annual Conference, and on ABA and other CLE programs. Sandy earned her JD from Harvard and BA from New York University. She began her career as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, moved in-house to PaineWebber, which later became UBS, handling securities litigation and there became SVP and Senior Associate General Counsel in UBS’s Employment Law Unit. In 2003, she founded Davidson & Grannum, with a former PaineWebber/UBS colleague. She joined Drinker in January 2016, which became Faegre Drinker in February 2020. Sandy has been honored for promoting diversity in the profession and advancing the professional development of other female lawyers.