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New York , NY  10004 US
Tel: 212-574-1653
Fax: 212-480-8421

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Bailey A. Pepe


Main Biography

Bailey Pepe is an associate in the Litigation group.  She represents individuals and institutional clients in connection with complex criminal investigations, regulatory probes and internal investigations stemming from investigations run by the DOJ, SEC and FINRA.  Bailey also represents clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters litigated in federal and state courts, including corporate derivative, partnership, maritime, unfair competition and tax disputes.


As part of the firm's pro-bono practice, Bailey has represented indigent clients in numerous cases litigated in the Southern District of New York, including narcotics trafficking and conspiracy matters, trademark infringement, credit card fraud, identity theft, and supervised release violation matters.  She has also represented clients in child support and divorce matters in New York Family Court.


Before starting at Seward & Kissel, Bailey earned a J.D. with high honors from the George Washington University Law School.  During law school, Bailey was a member of the International Law in Domestic Courts Journal, competed nationally on the mock trial and alternative dispute resolution boards, and worked as a judicial intern to the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  Prior to law school, Bailey earned a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Richmond where she was selected as Phi Beta Kappa.


Bailey is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Tax Court.  She is proficient in Spanish, Italian and French.



  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, high honors, 2014
  • B.A., University of Richmond, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • Tax Court of the United States