Sandra Dawn Grannum

by Justin Cates
Sandra Dawn Grannum
Partner, Business Litigation Group
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Sandra Dawn Grannum is a Partner in the Business Litigation Group at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and sits on the Firm’s Board of Directors. Sandy co-chairs the fi rm’s nationwide Securities and Financial Services Team and is a member of its multi-practice Financial Industry Steering Committee.

Grannum’s concentrates her practice on securities litigation, broker/dealer arbitration and regulatory defense as well as employment law litigation. She began her career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Later she moving in-house as an Associate General Counsel handling securities litigation at PaineWebber (now UBS Financial Services). She then became Senior Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel in UBS’s Employment Law Unit.

In 2003, Grannum formed her own firm, Davidson & Grannum, with a former PaineWebber/UBS colleague. She served as Co-Managing and later Managing Partner of that fi rm for 11 years. Sandy joined Faegre Drinker’s legacy fi rm Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP in January 2016. She has been a mentor, sponsor, and trainer to many associates over the years.

Grannum sits on the Board of Directors of the Bon Secours Charity Health System.

Grannum earned her bachelor’s degree from New York University and her law degree from Harvard.

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