Nancy has labored tirelessly for justice throughout her professional career, focusing her practice on securities law and financial disclosure matters. She has worked the whole gamut of financial law cases from insider trading to stopping ongoing Ponzi schemes to litigating microcap fraud.
Nancy spent nine years with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in two distinct periods, from 1996 to 2002 and from 1988 to 1992. When last at the SEC, she served as the Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement. While there, she supervised numerous investigations, resulting in the filing of judicial or administrative enforcement actions. In private practice, she has represented individuals and entities being investigated for financial and accounting fraud, investment adviser violations, and various other alleged securities law violations.
Her work in this area has led to her inclusion in “The 25 Most Influential Women in Securities Law” by Law360, an award recognizing her vital work at the Securities Exchange Commission and private practice. She was also selected in 2014 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as among the “Legal Who’s Who: Securities Defense.” In November of 2012, US News Media Group conferred Venable a Tier 1 Law Firm in 11 separate categories. Ms. Grunberg co-chaired the White-Collar Litigation of the practice when this award was conferred. She has also represented a number of high profile clients in internal and government investigations. In her first stint at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Nancy received the “Supervisory Excellence Award.”