Attorneys

Julian S. Brod

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Associate

Julian’s practice focuses on appellate advocacy, white-collar criminal defense, intellectual property litigation, and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Shapiro Arato Bach LLP, Julian clerked for a federal magistrate judge and worked as an associate at a firm in New York. Julian is the Chair of the Federal Bar Council’s First Decade Committee.

Representative Matters

  • Representing recording artist Lizzo in a copyright dispute over the song “Truth Hurts” and in a breach of contract action concerning a COVID-related cancellation of a music festival.
  • Representing a former Chinese diplomat in a Second Circuit appeal from a criminal conviction in the Eastern District of New York.
  • Represented client in proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 seeking U.S. discovery for use in foreign litigation. Co-authored briefs resulting in a Second Circuit reversal of the district court’s order granting § 1782 discovery.
  • Represented individual charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York in the NCAA basketball corruption prosecutions.
  • Represented federal prisoners in compassionate release motions arising from the COVID pandemic. Co-authored motion papers that resulted in a district court decision reducing a life sentence to 30 years’ imprisonment.

Julian S. Brod

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Associate

Julian’s practice focuses on appellate advocacy, white-collar criminal defense, intellectual property litigation, and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Shapiro Arato Bach LLP, Julian clerked for a federal magistrate judge and worked as an associate at a firm in New York. Julian is the Chair of the Federal Bar Council’s First Decade Committee.

Representative Matters

  • Representing recording artist Lizzo in a copyright dispute over the song “Truth Hurts” and in a breach of contract action concerning a COVID-related cancellation of a music festival.
  • Representing a former Chinese diplomat in a Second Circuit appeal from a criminal conviction in the Eastern District of New York.
  • Represented client in proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 seeking U.S. discovery for use in foreign litigation. Co-authored briefs resulting in a Second Circuit reversal of the district court’s order granting § 1782 discovery.
  • Represented individual charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York in the NCAA basketball corruption prosecutions.
  • Represented federal prisoners in compassionate release motions arising from the COVID pandemic. Co-authored motion papers that resulted in a district court decision reducing a life sentence to 30 years’ imprisonment.