Sylvia Ewald is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of its Securities Litigation + White Collar Defense Group. She focuses her practice on white-collar criminal defense, SEC enforcement actions, criminal and civil investigations, and securities class actions. Ms. Ewald joined Goodwin in 2014.




Among her recent matters, Ms. Ewald has represented:

  • A former investment banking analyst at a major U.S. bank, who was charged with insider trading in the Central District of California by the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC.
  • A senior manager at a major U.S. bank in criminal and civil investigations regarding the bank’s LIBOR submissions.
  • A former CEO of an international oil company in civil securities litigation in the Southern District of New York, in which plaintiffs allege that the company’s financial statements were false and misleading on account of a failure to disclose a corruption scheme involving certain executives, political leaders, and contractors.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Ewald served as a law clerk to Judge I. Leo Glasser of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of New York and as a staff law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.





J.D., 2011
Columbia Law School

(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

B.A., 2007
University of California, Berkeley

(with high honors)



New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
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