Doris D. Short

Doris D. Short: Attorney with Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation


Doris D. Short is a Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s White Collar Defense and Litigation departments. She focuses her practice on representing corporations and individuals in highly-regulated industries, such as construction and financial services, in white collar criminal prosecutions and investigations, regulatory and administrative proceedings, and complex civil matters.


Ms. Short has defended clients against allegations of fraud, false claims, tax evasion, securities fraud, money-laundering, large-scale larceny, and Minority, Women-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (M/W/DBE) program abuse, among others. She has significant experience leading large-scale internal integrity investigations, and is responsible for performing detailed risk evaluations and advising to corporate officers and directors. On behalf of her clients, Ms. Short routinely negotiates with federal, state and local prosecutors and regulators, from the Department of Justice to the New York City Department of Investigation. Ms. Short also provides regulatory compliance services, including advising clients on internal compliance programs as well as aiding clients to fulfill their external reporting obligations.

Ms. Short also has a thriving civil practice, and has successfully litigated several complex commercial cases and real estate disputes from inception to resolution.

Ms. Short received her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in Connecticut, and her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. During law school, Ms. Short completed judicial internships for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Short was selected and served as a “judge” for the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in 2016, and from 2009-2015, was the recording secretary and a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Criminal Advocacy.

News and Events

2018 Construction SuperConference

Twenty-Three Attorneys in Peckar & Abramson’s New York & New Jersey Offices Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Moves To A New Location

Peckar & Abramson Announces Promotions Across The Firm

Areas of Practice (5)

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Internal Investigations
  • Corporate Compliance & Integrity Counsel
  • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Securities Regulatory Litigation & Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.382.0909  Phone
212.382.3456  Fax
University Attended:
Trinity College, B.A., 2000
Law School Attended:
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 2007, New York; Not admitted in New Jersey

Professional Associations

New York City Bar Association Criminal Advocacy Committee, recording secretary


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River Edge, New Jersey

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