Sheryl Janet George

Associate | New York | (212) 336-4025
(212) 336-4025

Sheryl’s practice focuses on investigations and white-collar matters, regulatory and global compliance, including compliance due diligence for corporate transactions, as well as complex commercial disputes. Sheryl has particular expertise in fraud and corruption, money laundering, economic sanctions, cybercrime and cybersecurity, and a broad range of complex commercial matters.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Sheryl was a Deputy Public Prosecutor/ State Counsel in the Criminal Justice Division, Financial and Technology Crime Division, and the Advocacy Group of the Singapore Attorney-General’s Chambers, where she served as the lead prosecutor and state counsel on a wide variety of financial crime and regulatory matters, and successfully argued a number of cases before the High Court of the Republic of Singapore. 

Clients highlight that Sheryl and team “stand out to us due to their experienceknowledge, and empathy with their clients’ needs. We value their broad-mindedness when it comes to delivering solutions to their clients."

Sheryl received her Bachelor of Laws from University College London (UCL), and her Master of Laws in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law (NYU). She participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition teams at both UCL and NYU. Sheryl is admitted to the bar in New York, and is a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore. She is fluent in English and Bahasa Melayu, and conversant in Malayalam.

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