Brendan Schneiderman, an associate in Cohen Milstein’s Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice, represents institutional and individual shareholders in derivative lawsuits and securities class actions.
He was previously a Law Fellow at the firm where he worked across practices and was involved in litigating individual and class action cases at the district and appellate levels.
During law school, Brendan participated in several legal internships, including a summer internship at Cohen Milstein. He was also the executive technical editor and article selection editor for Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and a member of the People’s Parity Project.
Prior to pursuing a legal career, Brendan was a consultant at an energy regulatory, economics and advocacy consulting firm.
He is in the process of applying for admission to the New York Bar and is currently working under the close supervision of the partners of the firm who are admitted to practice in New York.
Brendan has an active pro bono practice. High-profile cases include:
- Lewis, et al v. Cain, et al. (M.D. La.): Cohen Milstein represents a certified class of more than 6,000 incarcerated individuals in a lawsuit filed against the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, LA, the largest maximum-security prison in the country, and the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for deficient and discriminatory medical care in violation of the Eighth Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Rehabilitation Act.