Gwen M. Schoenfeld is Senior Counsel at GermanoLaw LLC, a law firm advising public and privately-held companies on cybersecurity and privacy matters, and representing companies and individuals on issues relating to fraud and other financial crimes, and regulatory-compliance matters.
Gwen is a litigation attorney with nearly two decades of experience representing clients in federal/state criminal, civil and regulatory proceedings. She has worked on a broad array of matters including cybersecurity briefing and incident response, as well as cases involving allegations of various financial offenses (including securities, tax and insurance fraud), bribery, smuggling of wildlife artifacts, and other federal and state crimes. Gwen also is an experienced federal and state appellate attorney. Previously, as a prosecutor, and currently, as a defense attorney, Gwen has filed dozens of appellate briefs and argued many cases before federal and state appellate courts.
Gwen obtained her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an Editor on Law Review and her undergraduate degree in Economics, with honors, from Brandeis University. She also studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University, Pembroke College. In addition to private practice at large and boutique law firms in New York City and New Jersey, Gwen also worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.
Gwen is a member of the Federal Bar Council, Committee on Sentencing and Alternatives to Incarceration, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Gwen is a Trustee of the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation, and has served as an Elected Member of the Glen Ridge Board of Education. Gwen is an avid skier and collector of art and antiques.