Sari Kolatch’s practice includes commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations. She has over twenty years’ experience handling all aspects of the litigation of complex commercial and criminal cases, including trying over 60 cases to verdict.
Since joining CTSW, Sari has focused a large portion of her practice on the representation of foreign- and U.S.- based corporate and individual clients in complex commercial disputes in both federal and state courts. Because of her experience, Sari has unique skills and insights which enable her to advise her clients regarding the litigation strategies that best meet their needs.
Moreover, in those cases that have resulted in trials or arbitrations, Sari has been able to obtain positive results for her clients, including:
- A $3.7 million verdict in favor of a multinational aircraft repair company in an action against a U.S. passenger airline; and
- Successful representation of a software company being sued for breach of contract by a Fortune 500 company. In addition to obtaining a defense verdict on behalf of her client, Sari successfully prosecuted a counterclaim, resulting in her client being awarded the full amount of its claim, as well as attorney’s fees and costs.
Sari started her career in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she served from 1985-2001. During her tenure at the District Attorney’s Office, Sari tried to verdict some of the county’s most controversial and sensitive cases, including serial murders and insanity defense cases, and served as Bureau Chief and Executive Assistant District Attorney.
After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Sari was Director of Investigations at an international corporate investigations firm, where she conducted internal corporate investigations for multinational companies. In addition, Sari assisted clients in implementing fraud and risk prevention programs.
Sari has appeared on CNN and on Court TV, both as the lead attorney on a televised trial and as an expert commentator.